Craigavon Emergency Department damaged in fire

Q Newsdesk

Part of the Emergency Department at Craigavon Area Hospital was damaged in a fire this morning.

Police and fire crews attended the incident shortly before 7am.

The Southern Trust says no patients or staff were harmed.

A section of the department was forced to close this morning but has now been re-opened.



A PSNI statement said:

Police received the report of a fire, from Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service (NIFRS), at Craigavon Area Hospital’s Emergency Department this morning, Tuesday 16 July, at around 6.50am.

Police attended, along with colleagues from NIFRS who extinguished the fire.

There were no reports of injuries.

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