Tyre factory badly damaged as ‘accidental’ blaze causes havoc

Balymoney tyre depot caught in flames last Tuesday afternoon

Tyre factory badly damaged as ‘accidental’ blaze causes havoc

Smoke still rising from the charred shell of Ballymoney Tyre Centre at Rodeing Foot. WK18KC03BM

Jonathan McNabb


Jonathan McNabb



A MEMBER of the public has spoken about the “scary explosions” that occurred at a tyre depot in Ballymoney last Tuesday (April 27).

Two explosions were heard at Ballymoney Tyres before substantial damage was caused after the premises burst into flames.

Despite heavy smoke and a clear danger to life, it is believed that nobody was injured in the incident which is said to have started ‘accidentally’.

*Full story in this week's Chronicle*

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