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Patients unaffected as fire breaks out at Craigavon hospital

There has been a fire at Craigavon hospital this afternoon.

Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service are currently in attendance at in what is being described as a “minor incident”.

Southern Trust said Fire Service were called “as a precaution” and there is no need for alarm as the situation is “under control”.

A spokesperson for the Trust told Belfast Live: “No patients have been affected and there is no need for alarm but we would appeal for visitors or anyone who does not absolutely need to attend the hospital to avoid the site.

“We appreciate your co-operation and will keep you updated.”

NIFRS confirmed they were in attendance at the scene but that no further details were available at present.

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