Firefighters have come under attach in Portrush while out on a call.
It’s understood the incident happened in the early hours of this morning in the Glenbush Drive area of the town.
A police spokesperson said:
“At approximately 3.40 am this morning, police received a report that criminal damage had been caused to a NIFRS vehicle responding to an incident in the Glenbush Drive area of Portrush.
“It was reported that as the appliance was leaving the area it was struck with an object.”
UUP Councillor Norman Hillis expressed his disgust at learning of an attack on Fire Service personnel in Portrush.
“I am really upset and disgusted that a fire engine was attacked and damaged while attending a call out in the Dhu Varren area early on Saturday morning.
“Our brave fire fighters carry out dangerous tasks on a daily basis and deserve our wholehearted gratitude and support.
“I can hardly believe that anyone would attack them when they are out helping our community. I sincerely hope that the perpetrators are caught and severely dealt with.”