17/01/2020

Limavady Blaze Ruled Deliberate

A house fire in Limavady, Co L'Derry has been ruled as arson by the NIFRS.

Police are appealing for information following the "reckless act" in the Coolessan Walk area of the town shortly before midnight on Thursday night, 16 January.

A door at the back of the property was destroyed and damage was also caused to the window and inside of the property.

No one was inside the house at the time and no injuries were reported.
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Detective Inspector Peter McKenna said: "The NIFRS have ruled this fire to be deliberate ignition and so we are treating this as arson.

"This was a reckless act which had the potential to cause considerable damage."

Anyone who was in the Coolessan Walk area of the town before or around the time of the fire is asked to consider whether they saw any suspicious activity or persons acting in a suspicious manner.

Detectives in Coleraine can be contacted on 101 quoting reference number 1924 of 16/01/20 or alternatively, information can be submitted via Crimestoppers by dialling the anonymous line 0800 555 111.



(JG/CM)

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