Fire at Magherafelt chippy was 'accidental'

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The Fire and Rescue Service say yesterday's fire at a chippy in Magherafelt was accidental.

They said four fire appliances from Magherafelt, Cookstown, Maghera and Ballymena attended the incident.

A spokesperson said: "The premises was well alight when Firefighters arrived.

"Firefighters used three jets, a thermal image camera and breathing apparatus to extinguish the fire.

"The fire was under control by 10.21am. The cause has been determined as accidental."