Two houses damaged in Belfast blaze

Published Wednesday, 27 March 2013
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Emergency crews have dealt with a fire at two houses in south Belfast.

Two houses damaged in Belfast blaze
Fire crews at the scene in Finaghy. (© Pacemaker)

It broke out in the roof space of a semi-detached property on the Upper Lisburn Road at 11.16am on Wednesday, before spreading next door.

Seven fire appliances, including an aerial ladder platform, were called to the scene and crews found a well-developed blaze when they arrived.

It took almost four hours to extinguish, with the incident coming to an end at 3.13pm.

Extensive damage was caused to both houses however there was no one inside either at the time, and there were no reports of injuries.

The road was closed for a time but has now been reopened.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

© UTV News
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5 Comments
Rab in Belfast wrote (517 days ago):
Nice attitude Christina. So busy snarking you didn't think that perhaps there has been an update in the story since Alyssa posted? People like you make the Internet a joy.
paul in belfast wrote (518 days ago):
In reply to your last comment Christina when Alyssa asked the question it did not give a time that the incident ended. To many people to quick to jump on here with cheeky sarcastic and boring political comments. I think utv should disable comments as people just seem to want to argue with each other.
tony in portadown wrote (518 days ago):
christina did you ever stop to think that the first comment was left before the article was updated. Clearly you never considered this before posting!!!!!
Christina in Belfast wrote (519 days ago):
In reply to the last comment, it clearly says the incident came to an end at 3.13pm..
Alyssa in Belfast wrote (519 days ago):
Is the fire out?
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