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Furniture manufacturer Tippo International Ltd has suffered a huge fire at its factory in Tipperary.

Based in Nenagh, Ireland, Tippo, which supplies PVC doors and windows, kitchens, and wardrobes, experienced a fire that broke out around 7pm on 23 October 2016 at its facility on Thurles Road.

Eleven units of the Tipperary five and rescue service attended the scene, which is now under control, including services from Nenagh, Cloughjordan, Borrisokane, Roscrea and Thurles.

An investigation into the cause of the blaze is underway, whilst there were no reported injuries following the fire.

The factory is believed to have suffered extensive damage, raising concerns over the 69 jobs that currently work at the Tippo site.