03/11/2017

Man Escapes Injury Following 'Suspicious' Caravan Fire In Co Down

A man has escaped injury following a fire at a caravan in Co Down.

The blaze happened in the Ballyblack Road area of Newtownards at around 10pm on Wednesday, 01 November.

The PSNI said the caravan was "completely destroyed".

Emergency services attended the scene and put the blaze out.
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The fire is being treated as suspicious and police are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.

(CD/JP)

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