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Monday 15th June 2015

Twelve houses in Dunmurry, on the outskirts of Belfast, have been evacuated because of a large fire.

It started around 04:00 BST on Monday at an oil tank in Sunnyhill Park, and spread to adjoining houses.

The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed.

Mandatory Credit - Picture by / Press Eye Monday 15th June 2015 Twelve houses in Dunmurry, on the outskirts of Belfast, have been evacuated because of a large fire. It started around 04:00 BST on Monday at an oil tank in Sunnyhill Park, and spread to adjoining houses. The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed.

Mandatory Credit - Picture by / Press Eye
Monday 15th June 2015

Twelve houses in Dunmurry, on the outskirts of Belfast, have been evacuated because of a large fire.

It started around 04:00 BST on Monday at an oil tank in Sunnyhill Park, and spread to adjoining houses.

The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed.

Mandatory Credit - Picture by / Press Eye Monday 15th June 2015 Twelve houses in Dunmurry, on the outskirts of Belfast, have been evacuated because of a large fire. It started around 04:00 BST on Monday at an oil tank in Sunnyhill Park, and spread to adjoining houses. The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed.

15th June 2015. Presseye/Colm O'Reilly.
Pictures taken from video footage shot by a neighbour of the house fire in Sunnyhill Park.
Twelve houses in Dunmurry, on the outskirts of Belfast, had to be evacuated because of a large fire.
The fire stared  around 4am on Monday at an oil tank in Sunnyhill Park, and spread to adjoining houses.
The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed.
No-one has been injured. Sixty firefighters and eight appliances attended the blaze.

Picture by Colm O'Reilly /Press Eye

15th June 2015. Presseye/Colm O'Reilly. Pictures taken from video footage shot by a neighbour of the house fire in Sunnyhill Park. Twelve houses in Dunmurry, on the outskirts of Belfast, had to be evacuated because of a large fire. The fire stared around 4am on Monday at an oil tank in Sunnyhill Park, and spread to adjoining houses. The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed. No-one has been injured. Sixty firefighters and eight appliances attended the blaze. Picture by Colm O'Reilly /Press Eye

15th June 2015. Presseye/Colm O'Reilly.
Pictures taken from video footage shot by a neighbour of the house fire in Sunnyhill Park.
Twelve houses in Dunmurry, on the outskirts of Belfast, had to be evacuated because of a large fire.
The fire stared  around 4am on Monday at an oil tank in Sunnyhill Park, and spread to adjoining houses.
The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed.
No-one has been injured. Sixty firefighters and eight appliances attended the blaze.

Picture by Colm O'Reilly /Press Eye

15th June 2015. Presseye/Colm O'Reilly. Pictures taken from video footage shot by a neighbour of the house fire in Sunnyhill Park. Twelve houses in Dunmurry, on the outskirts of Belfast, had to be evacuated because of a large fire. The fire stared around 4am on Monday at an oil tank in Sunnyhill Park, and spread to adjoining houses. The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed. No-one has been injured. Sixty firefighters and eight appliances attended the blaze. Picture by Colm O'Reilly /Press Eye

15th June 2015. Presseye/Colm O'Reilly.
Pictures taken from video footage shot by a neighbour of the house fire in Sunnyhill Park.
Twelve houses in Dunmurry, on the outskirts of Belfast, had to be evacuated because of a large fire.
The fire stared  around 4am on Monday at an oil tank in Sunnyhill Park, and spread to adjoining houses.
The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed.
No-one has been injured. Sixty firefighters and eight appliances attended the blaze.

Picture by Colm O'Reilly /Press Eye

15th June 2015. Presseye/Colm O'Reilly. Pictures taken from video footage shot by a neighbour of the house fire in Sunnyhill Park. Twelve houses in Dunmurry, on the outskirts of Belfast, had to be evacuated because of a large fire. The fire stared around 4am on Monday at an oil tank in Sunnyhill Park, and spread to adjoining houses. The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed. No-one has been injured. Sixty firefighters and eight appliances attended the blaze. Picture by Colm O'Reilly /Press Eye

Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Monday 15th June 2015 - Sunnyhill Park Fire

Pictured is the scene of devastation left following a fire in the Sunnyhill Park area of Dunmurry on Monday morning. The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed.


Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph Monday 15th June 2015 - Sunnyhill Park Fire Pictured is the scene of devastation left following a fire in the Sunnyhill Park area of Dunmurry on Monday morning. The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed. Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Monday 15th June 2015 - Sunnyhill Park Fire

Pictured is the scene of devastation left following a fire in the Sunnyhill Park area of Dunmurry on Monday morning. The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed.


Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph Monday 15th June 2015 - Sunnyhill Park Fire Pictured is the scene of devastation left following a fire in the Sunnyhill Park area of Dunmurry on Monday morning. The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed. Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Monday 15th June 2015 - Sunnyhill Park Fire

Pictured is the scene of devastation left following a fire in the Sunnyhill Park area of Dunmurry on Monday morning. The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed.


Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph Monday 15th June 2015 - Sunnyhill Park Fire Pictured is the scene of devastation left following a fire in the Sunnyhill Park area of Dunmurry on Monday morning. The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed. Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Monday 15th June 2015 - Sunnyhill Park Fire

Pictured is the scene of devastation left following a fire in the Sunnyhill Park area of Dunmurry on Monday morning. The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed.


Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph Monday 15th June 2015 - Sunnyhill Park Fire Pictured is the scene of devastation left following a fire in the Sunnyhill Park area of Dunmurry on Monday morning. The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed. Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Monday 15th June 2015 - Sunnyhill Park Fire

Pictured is the scene of devastation left following a fire in the Sunnyhill Park area of Dunmurry on Monday morning. The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed.


Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph Monday 15th June 2015 - Sunnyhill Park Fire Pictured is the scene of devastation left following a fire in the Sunnyhill Park area of Dunmurry on Monday morning. The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed. Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Monday 15th June 2015 - Sunnyhill Park Fire

Pictured is the scene of devastation left following a fire in the Sunnyhill Park area of Dunmurry on Monday morning. The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed.


Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph Monday 15th June 2015 - Sunnyhill Park Fire Pictured is the scene of devastation left following a fire in the Sunnyhill Park area of Dunmurry on Monday morning. The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed. Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Monday 15th June 2015 - Sunnyhill Park Fire

Pictured is the scene of devastation left following a fire in the Sunnyhill Park area of Dunmurry on Monday morning. The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed.


Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph Monday 15th June 2015 - Sunnyhill Park Fire Pictured is the scene of devastation left following a fire in the Sunnyhill Park area of Dunmurry on Monday morning. The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed. Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Monday 15th June 2015 - Sunnyhill Park Fire

Pictured is the scene of devastation left following a fire in the Sunnyhill Park area of Dunmurry on Monday morning. The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed.


Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph Monday 15th June 2015 - Sunnyhill Park Fire Pictured is the scene of devastation left following a fire in the Sunnyhill Park area of Dunmurry on Monday morning. The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed. Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Monday 15th June 2015 - Sunnyhill Park Fire

Pictured is the scene of devastation left following a fire in the Sunnyhill Park area of Dunmurry on Monday morning. The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed.


Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph Monday 15th June 2015 - Sunnyhill Park Fire Pictured is the scene of devastation left following a fire in the Sunnyhill Park area of Dunmurry on Monday morning. The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed. Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Monday 15th June 2015 - Sunnyhill Park Fire

Pictured is the scene of devastation left following a fire in the Sunnyhill Park area of Dunmurry on Monday morning. The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed.


Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph Monday 15th June 2015 - Sunnyhill Park Fire Pictured is the scene of devastation left following a fire in the Sunnyhill Park area of Dunmurry on Monday morning. The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed. Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Monday 15th June 2015 - Sunnyhill Park Fire

Pictured is the scene of devastation left following a fire in the Sunnyhill Park area of Dunmurry on Monday morning. The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed.


Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph Monday 15th June 2015 - Sunnyhill Park Fire Pictured is the scene of devastation left following a fire in the Sunnyhill Park area of Dunmurry on Monday morning. The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed. Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Monday 15th June 2015 - Sunnyhill Park Fire

Pictured is the scene of devastation left following a fire in the Sunnyhill Park area of Dunmurry on Monday morning. The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed.


Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph Monday 15th June 2015 - Sunnyhill Park Fire Pictured is the scene of devastation left following a fire in the Sunnyhill Park area of Dunmurry on Monday morning. The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed. Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Monday 15th June 2015 - Sunnyhill Park Fire

Pictured is the scene of devastation left following a fire in the Sunnyhill Park area of Dunmurry on Monday morning. The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed.


Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph Monday 15th June 2015 - Sunnyhill Park Fire Pictured is the scene of devastation left following a fire in the Sunnyhill Park area of Dunmurry on Monday morning. The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed. Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Monday 15th June 2015 - Sunnyhill Park Fire

Pictured is the scene of devastation left following a fire in the Sunnyhill Park area of Dunmurry on Monday morning. The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed.


Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph Monday 15th June 2015 - Sunnyhill Park Fire Pictured is the scene of devastation left following a fire in the Sunnyhill Park area of Dunmurry on Monday morning. The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed. Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Monday 15th June 2015 - Sunnyhill Park Fire

Pictured is the scene of devastation left following a fire in the Sunnyhill Park area of Dunmurry on Monday morning. The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed.


Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph Monday 15th June 2015 - Sunnyhill Park Fire Pictured is the scene of devastation left following a fire in the Sunnyhill Park area of Dunmurry on Monday morning. The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed. Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Monday 15th June 2015 - Sunnyhill Park Fire

Pictured is the scene of devastation left following a fire in the Sunnyhill Park area of Dunmurry on Monday morning. The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed.


Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph Monday 15th June 2015 - Sunnyhill Park Fire Pictured is the scene of devastation left following a fire in the Sunnyhill Park area of Dunmurry on Monday morning. The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed. Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Monday 15th June 2015 - Sunnyhill Park Fire

Pictured is the scene of devastation left following a fire in the Sunnyhill Park area of Dunmurry on Monday morning. The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed.


Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph Monday 15th June 2015 - Sunnyhill Park Fire Pictured is the scene of devastation left following a fire in the Sunnyhill Park area of Dunmurry on Monday morning. The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed. Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Monday 15th June 2015 - Sunnyhill Park Fire

Pictured is the scene of devastation left following a fire in the Sunnyhill Park area of Dunmurry on Monday morning. The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed.


Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph Monday 15th June 2015 - Sunnyhill Park Fire Pictured is the scene of devastation left following a fire in the Sunnyhill Park area of Dunmurry on Monday morning. The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed. Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Monday 15th June 2015 - Sunnyhill Park Fire

Pictured is the scene of devastation left following a fire in the Sunnyhill Park area of Dunmurry on Monday morning. The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed.


Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph Monday 15th June 2015 - Sunnyhill Park Fire Pictured is the scene of devastation left following a fire in the Sunnyhill Park area of Dunmurry on Monday morning. The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed. Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Monday 15th June 2015 - Sunnyhill Park Fire

Pictured is the scene of devastation left following a fire in the Sunnyhill Park area of Dunmurry on Monday morning. The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed.


Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph Monday 15th June 2015 - Sunnyhill Park Fire Pictured is the scene of devastation left following a fire in the Sunnyhill Park area of Dunmurry on Monday morning. The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed. Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Monday 15th June 2015 - Sunnyhill Park Fire

Pictured is the scene of devastation left following a fire in the Sunnyhill Park area of Dunmurry on Monday morning. The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed.


Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph Monday 15th June 2015 - Sunnyhill Park Fire Pictured is the scene of devastation left following a fire in the Sunnyhill Park area of Dunmurry on Monday morning. The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed. Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Monday 15th June 2015 - Sunnyhill Park Fire

Pictured is the scene of devastation left following a fire in the Sunnyhill Park area of Dunmurry on Monday morning. The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed.


Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph Monday 15th June 2015 - Sunnyhill Park Fire Pictured is the scene of devastation left following a fire in the Sunnyhill Park area of Dunmurry on Monday morning. The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed. Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Monday 15th June 2015 - Sunnyhill Park Fire

Pictured is the scene of devastation left following a fire in the Sunnyhill Park area of Dunmurry on Monday morning. The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed.


Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph Monday 15th June 2015 - Sunnyhill Park Fire Pictured is the scene of devastation left following a fire in the Sunnyhill Park area of Dunmurry on Monday morning. The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed. Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Monday 15th June 2015 - Sunnyhill Park Fire

Pictured is the scene of devastation left following a fire in the Sunnyhill Park area of Dunmurry on Monday morning. The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed.


Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph Monday 15th June 2015 - Sunnyhill Park Fire Pictured is the scene of devastation left following a fire in the Sunnyhill Park area of Dunmurry on Monday morning. The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed. Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

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Mandatory Credit - Picture by / Press Eye Monday 15th June 2015 Twelve houses in Dunmurry, on the outskirts of Belfast, have been evacuated because of a large fire. It started around 04:00 BST on Monday at an oil tank in Sunnyhill Park, and spread to adjoining houses. The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses, and the roofs on two of the properties have collapsed.

A dozen houses in west Belfast have been evacuated because of a large blaze.

The fire service said significant damage has been caused to three houses in Sunnyhill Park and the roofs of two have collapsed.

No-one has been injured.

Sixty firefighters and eight appliances attended.

Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service area commander Kevin O'Neill said firefighters were called to a shed on fire but it spread to an oil tank.

"The oil from that oil tank flowed across the back of several properties, setting fire to other oil tanks, causing partial roof collapse on two properties."

The area was left a scene of devastation, with houses blackened by smoke and gaping holes in roofs.

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