Fire crews praised after Coleraine blaze is brought under control


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The Northern Ireland Fire Service has been praised after a large fire has been put out at a car repair workshop next to an oil depot in Coleraine.

More than 45 firefighters were needed to contain the blaze, in Hillmans Fancy last night. They managed to prevent the fire from spreading to six oil tankers. No-one was injured.

Fire crews from Coleraine were joined by colleagues from Ballymoney, Kilrea, Portrush and Portstewart..

An investigation into the cause of the blaze is continuing today.