Concern in Strabane after Adria tyre fire

Police and fire crews were called after a number of tyres which were being stored in undergrowth for use in bonfires were set ablaze, very close to the nearby residential area of Ashgrove Park.

Local Cllr Patsy Kelly says the fire appears to have been started by people using the abandoned site as a drinking den.

He says having spoken to the police and fire service, he believes the only reason there was no major damage is because of the direction in which the wind was blowing................