Alex Easton MLA has praised the work of the emergency services for their response to the fire in the barley field between Ballyrobert and Craigantlet junctions in his North Down constituency.

Alex said following the incident; ÔÇťAgain we pay tribute to our Fire and Rescue service for successfully addressing the fire this afternoon. The responses from Bangor and Holywood and the work of the PSNI are commendable. I wish former Mayor, Alan Graham and all concerned with the premises every success as they recover and rebuild from this incident