Car fire causes disruption at MOT test centre

The cause of the blaze was accidental

Car fire causes disruption at MOT test centre
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Firefighters in Northern Ireland were called to a blaze at a vehicle testing centre in County Antrim, Northern Ireland.

The fire at the Mallusk test centre broke out at around 12.30pm last Friday.

A spokesperson for the NI Fire and Rescue Service (NIFRS) said: “Firefighters were called to reports of a car on fire on Commercial Way, Mallusk. Firefighters used two hose reels to extinguish the fire.

“The cause of the fire was accidental and the incident was dealt with by 1.07pm.”

A Department for Infrastructure (DfI) spokesperson added: “A car fire at Mallusk test centre has resulted in some disruption to vehicle testing services this afternoon.

“The NIFRS attended the site and extinguished the fire and thankfully no one has been injured.

“The car has been removed from the test hall and we are assessing the damage to the centre and equipment.”

Source: Belfast Telegraph

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