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Lorry on fire on main road at Markethill

Motorists advised to avoid the area

A lorry is on fire on the Gosford Road at Markethill.

The picture was taken within the past half hour.

Emergency services are on the scene.

An eyewitness told Armagh I : “The left side of the road heading to Newry is blocked.”

There are diversions in place via the Mullabrack Road and Derryraine Road.

Significant tailbacks and disruption are expected as a result of this ongoing incident.

There are no further details at present.

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