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Man rescued from flat fire above Newry fast food outlet

Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service

A 35-year-old man had to be rescued from a second floor flat in Newry after a fire broke out last night (Monday).

Local firefighters arrived at the scene at Francis Street and were confronted with the blaze in the flat, which is above a fast food outlet.

Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus brought the man to safety before the fire was extinguished using two hosereel jets.

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