12 July 2022
A Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service (NIFRS) Spokesperson said:
“Between 6pm 11 July and 2am 12 July 2022, Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service (NIFRS) received a total of 203 emergency 999 calls which resulted in our Firefighters responding to 98 operational incidents.
“During this period we attended 35 bonfire related incidents. This represents a 12.5% decrease in bonfire incidents during the same timeframe in 2021.
“Peak activity was between 11pm and 1am.
“NIFRS maintained normal emergency response throughout the evening, attending a range of operational incidents including special service calls, a road traffic collision and other emergencies.”