11th July Operational Update
NIFRS received a total of 147 emergency 999 calls which resulted in our Firefighters responding to 98 operational incidents, 34 of which were bonfire related.
The Department of Health Permanent Secretary Peter May has thanked Firefighters for their response to recent wildfires.
NIFRS is no longer in Major Incident status, and has resumed normal operational response across the province following an extremely busy three days of wildfires and other emergency incidents.
Across the period of 14 June until 11pm on 15 June, NIFRS received 650 emergency calls and mobilised to 266 incidents, with 80 of these being wildfire incidents.
The Irish Air Corps is supporting NIFRS with its operational response to an extensive gorse fire in Glenariff, Co Antrim.
NIFRS has declared a major incident following a number of ongoing gorse fires in Clogher, Co Tyrone and Glenariff, Co Antrim.
NIFRS is in attendance at 2 separate wildfire incidents this afternoon involving a large number of Firefighters and Fire Appliances.
We can confirm that the fire at a derelict building on Samuel Street, Belfast is now over.
Our thoughts and sympathies are with the loved ones of a boy who tragically lost his life and a woman who was seriously injured following an incident in Moira yesterday.
Our thoughts and sympathies are with the loved ones of a woman who has sadly died following a house fire in Enniskillen yesterday evening.