At approximately 3.30pm this afternoon a fire broke out at OM Tyres in Mayobridge.
South Down MLA Karen McKevitt said: “I understand that this afternoon and a fire broke out at OM Tyres in Mayobridge and that the blaze is now under control, but PSNI have closed the road so I urge all motorists to avoid the area.”
Councillor Sean O’Hare also praised the Police and firefighters for their quick response. He said: “I would like to thank the PSNI and Fire Fighters for attending the scene with great haste and bringing the fire under control. Their swift action prevented the fire from spreading.”