OVER 20 firefighters attended a blaze at an industrial building in Derrylin in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Nine appliances from Lisnaskea, Enniskillen, Armagh, Omagh, Clogher and Irvinestown Fire Stations were called to a fire at Encirc, a manufacturer of glass containers, at 2.29am on Sunday February 3. Firefighters dealt with the incident at 5.10am on the Sunday morning. The cause of the fire was determined as “accidental.”

A spokesman for Encirc commented: “The fire started at a machine and spread to steel bars around it.

“The internal systems worked well and started to automatically dowse the flames before the arrival of the emergency services.

“We would like to thank the Fire Service for their help and support.”

In a statement to this newspaper a spokeswoman for the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service stated: “Firefighters were called to an incident involving a fire at a seven storey industrial building. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus extinguished a fire inside the building. A fire on the roof of the building burnt itself out.

“There were no casualties or rescues involved in this incident. The cause of the fire has been determined as accidental,” said a spokeswoman.