Northern Ireland

Large gorse fire near Kilkeel, County Down

A member of the public took a photo of the gorse fire, showing the blue lights of a fire engine in the foreground Image copyright Christine Gibson
Image caption A member of the public took a photo of the gorse fire, showing the blue lights of a fire engine in the foreground

Firefighters are dealing with a large gorse fire in hills near Kilkeel, County Down.

Two crews are attending the blaze at Glenloughan Road.

A spokeswoman for the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service (NIFRS) said the fire was not threatening homes or property in the area.

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Media captionChristine Gibson filmed the blaze on Friday night

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