Fire crews called to Portstewart

Smoke can be seen billowing across the town

Fire crews called to Portstewart

Fire crews were called to a major house fire in the Winston Drive area of Portstewart this afternoon.

Large plumes of smoke were spotted billowing across the seaside town on Monday afternoon.

Emergency services dealt with the fire, which involved two semi-detached bungalows.

No one was injured during the incident.

East Derry MLA Cara Hunter paid tribute to the fire service.

She said: "Fortunately, nobody appears to have been injured which is due to the swift work from the fire service. We are very grateful for their dedication, particularly at this challenging time.”

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