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Crews respond to grass fire near Belfast harbour

Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Services headquarters in Lisburn
Cillian Sherlock, PA

Firefighters have responded to a blaze near Belfast harbour.

A spokesman for the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service said firefighters were alerted to the incident at approximately 2.40pm.

The grassland fire was under way at Giant’s Park off Dargan Road.

Four appliances responded from Knock, Whitla, and Westland fire stations.

Crews were able to surround the fire in their efforts to bring it under control.

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