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Friday, August 12, 2022

Man dies following bonfire fall

A man has died after falling from the Antiville bonfire in Larne on Saturday.

First reported yesterday evening by Love Ballymena, more information from the scene is that the victim is said to be in his 30s and fell approximately 80ft to his death around 10 pm on Saturday.

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Antiville Bonfire is situated just a short distance from the Craigyhill bonfire, where builders have been attempting to break the world record for the largest bonfire this year.

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The bonfire was due to be lit later this evening in direct competition to Craigyhill, but following this tragic incident, there is now uncertainty surrounding those plans.

Police remain on scene.

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