Up to 50 firefighters were involved in battling a blaze involving a farm shed and machinery.

The Northern Irish Fire and Rescue Service (NIFRS) arrived at the scene on Ballyclough Road, Bushmills, Co Antrim, at 9.24pm on Sunday 19 January.

“This was a well-developed fire involving hay, farm machinery and agricultural equipment in a number of farm sheds. At the height of the incident, there were approximately 50 personnel dealing with the fire, with support from specialist appliances,” a spokesperson for NIFRS said.

Firefighters worked throughout the night

“Firefighters worked throughout the night to extinguish the fire and ensure there were no injuries to people or farm animals, who were moved out of the immediate risk area.”

The NIFRS said the blaze was under control by 1.39am the following morning and the cause of the fire was under investigation.

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