Digger blaze outside Cookstown

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Fire Crews were called to the scene of a fire involving a telescopic digger in the Sandholes area of Cookstown on Tuesday.

The incident took place just before 2.30pm (February 7) on the Gortacar Road.

A Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service statement said: "NIFRS responded to a fire involving a telescopic digger at Gortacar Road, Sandholes, Cookstown.

"Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used a compressed air foam jet to extinguish the fire.

"The cause of the fire appeared accidental. Fire crews from Cookstown station attended the incident."