Fire and bomb alert cause traffic disruptions in Derry

There is disruption to traffic in Derry this afternoon.

Following a fire in the area, Carlisle Road in Derry is now down to one lane.

The lane heading from Craigavon Bridge to Foyleside Shopping Centre is closed to traffic. The other lane is open.

And following a search of a house at  Hawkin Street - a number of homes and commercial premises have been evacuated.

ATO have been deployed to examine a suspicious object. Carlisle Road is open to traffic.