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Blaze rages at waste material shed in Derry.

AN operation to tackle a fire at a shed containing waste material is expected to continue into today.

The Northern Ireland Fire Service was dispatched to a property on the Heather Road in Co Derry, just before 6pm on Saturday.

A spokesman said the blaze involved "a large shed containing large volumes of waste material".

At the height of the blaze there were 58 fire personnel involved.

By Sunday afternoon, the inferno had been burning for more than 20 hours.

Anyone living in the vicinity of the plant was also asked to keep their windows and doors closed.

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OPERATION Fire service tackles flames in Co Derry at weekend

UP IN SMOKE Blaze at Heather Road

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Publication:The Mirror (London, England)
Date:Jun 25, 2018
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