Firefighters called to ‘large incident’ at Carrickfergus

Firefighters are dealing with what they have described as a “large incident” at an industrial unit in Carrickfergus.

Saturday, 10th April 2021, 8:51 am

A spokesperson for the Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service (NIFRS) said they received a call at shortly before 3.30am this morning (Saturday) regarding atn incident at Abbey Upholsterers at Meadowbank Road.

“There are currently nine pumping appliances plus specialist appliances, with a total of 73 firefighters in attendance,” the spokesperson said.

There are no reports of any injuries.

Abbey Upholsterers at Meadowbank Road, Carrickfergus. Picture: Google

Local residents have been encouraged to keep their windows closed due to smoke in the area.