Fire at Co Fermanagh luxury resort

Published Monday, 19 November 2012
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A fire which broke out at a five-star hotel resort in Co Fermanagh has caused "severe damage".

Fire at Co Fermanagh luxury resort
Firefighters have tackled a blaze at the Lough Erne resort. (© UTV)

Around 25 Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service crew members attended the scene in the Lough Erne resort, just outside Enniskillen.

The fire, which has been brought under control, started just after 7am on Monday morning.

On arrival, firefighters witnessed thick black smoke emanating from the building, which had successfully been evacuated.

Station Commander Paddy Quinn said firefighters were met with the fire's "intense heat" in the pool and spa area, which was successfully extinguished by the crew.

The cause of the fire is being investigated.

© UTV News
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3 Comments
eileen in fermanagh wrote (707 days ago):
lets not have negative comments, its only the pool and spa area that are damaged, a few months will sort it out. the main thing is no one was killed or injured in the fire. it wont affect the G8 summit in June in any shape or form.
Charlie Sheens PRG in London wrote (709 days ago):
You couldn't make it up... Is it April 1st already?
Mick in Newry wrote (709 days ago):
So much for the G8 summitt in June...
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