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LIVE UPDATES: Large fire breaks out in shed at Foyle Port in Derry
Last updated: Wednesday, 29 July, 2020, 14:46
- 12 fire appliances and 46 firefighters are currently at the scene
- Fire broke out inside ‘grain shed’ at around 11am
- PSNI shutdown nearby roads
- Declared major incident by NIFRS
Sinn Fein Councillor Paul Fleming
Breaking News Alert
Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District Council
Residents advised to close windows and doors
Traffic & Travel
PSNI confirm fire is near Port Road
Motorists are advised that the Port Road in Derry is currently closed due to a large fire
The PSNI is encouraging motorists to avoid the area.
A spokesperson for Foyle Port said:
“We are aware of an incident that has taken place in one of the sheds on the Foyle Port site and are carrying out all appropriate procedures.
"The emergency services are now at the Port and dealing with the incident.”