Fire engine stolen from station and driven into cars and houses


A fire engine has been stolen from a station and driven into nearby cars and houses.

The incident happened in Larne, Co Antrim in the early hours of Saturday.

There have been no reported injuries.

Group commander Kevin O'Neill from the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue and Service (NIFRS) said: "At approximately 04:30 this morning Larne station was broken into and a fire engine was stolen. 

"Subsequently this fire engine was driven into a number of cars and houses in the Larne area."

He said the station was damaged in the break-in and the NIFRS was working to ensure services were maintained in Larne.