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Car goes up in flames in Portadown over weekend

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The car alight in the Corcrain Drive area of Portadown over the weekend

A car burst into flames in Portadown over the weekend.

The NI Fire and Rescue Service were called to the scene on Corcrain Drive at approximately 11.30pm on Saturday.

Police were also notified of the incident but have confirmed that they are not investigating it as a deliberate act. There were no reported injuries.

One fire crew from Portadown attended the blaze.

A spokesperson for the NIFRS said: “Firefighters were called to a vehicle on fire on Saturday evening.

“Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used one hose reel to extinguish the fire. Firefighters left the incident at 12am and the cause of the fire is being treated as accidental ignition.”

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