Four taken to hospital as fire breaks out in tower block near Belfast
At least four people have been taken to hospital after a fire broke out in an apartment block in Northern Ireland.
The fire was reported to have started earlier this evening in high-rise building, Coolmoyne House, in Dunmurry, near Belfast.
Emergency services are currently at the scene.
RTE reports that the remaining residents have been evacuated.
— RTÉ News (@rtenews) November 15, 2017
Fire at the flats facing Seymour Hill Dunmurry, hope everyone is safe pic.twitter.com/PBpODnHYep
— Jolene Welsh (@jolwel) November 15, 2017
The Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service have stated that they rescued one person from the building.
Over 50 firefighters attended the blaze.
Many of the crew still remain at the scene.
11 Fire appliances and over 50 Firefighters attended fire at Coolmoyne House, Dunmurry this evening. Blaze quickly brought under control. One person rescued & number of residents led to safety. Crews remain at scene. pic.twitter.com/bes00Bc1up
— Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service (@NIFRSOFFICIAL) November 15, 2017