Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service

Crosscavanagh Road, Dungannon

Date, Time: 13 September 2020, 10.37pm
Location: Crosscavanagh Road, Dungannon

At 10.37pm on Sunday 13 September 2020 Firefighters were called to a fire involving a large farm shed on the Crosscavanagh Road in Dungannon. Eight Appliances from Dungannon Fire Station, Pomeroy Fire Station, Cookstown Fire Station, Portadown Fire Station, Lisburn Fire Station and Dungiven Fire Station attended the incident including an aerial Appliance, a water tanker and a Command Support Unit.

Firefighters worked hard in challenging conditions to prevent the fire spreading and used three jets to extinguish the blaze. Approximately 6000 chickens were killed in the incident. The cause of the fire is believed to have been accidental ignition and the incident was dealt with by 2.33am on Monday 14 September.

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