13/10/2021

Appeal For Information On Holylands Arson

Police have issued an appeal for information following a fire at an unoccupied house in the Holylands.

Emergency services responded to a fire at a house in Carmel Street, in the Holylands area, at about 9.30pm on Tuesday, 12 October.

Firefighters managed to bring the fire under control before it spread to any other properties.
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Police have said that they believe the fire was started deliberately and are treating the incident as arson.

Anyone with information, or anyone who noticed any suspicious activity in Carmel Street in the time leading up to the fire, to contact detectives at Musgrave on 101 quoting reference number 2053 12/10/21.

A report can also be made online using the non-emergency reporting form or you can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online.


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