Derelict youth club in Derry-Londonderry engulfed by fire

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A derelict youth club in Derry-Londonderry has been destroyed in a fire.

It happened in the Fanad Drive area of Creggan shortly after 9 last night.



Residents in nearby homes were told to keep their windows and doors closed as thick black smoke saturated the area.

There were fears the blaze could spread to the neighbouring community centre which has asbestos in the structure.



Bridie O’Bryan, who lives in a house nearby - told QRadio her neighbours, many of whom are disabled, were left shocked and frightened by the incident:


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