23/04/2004

Fire crews deal with separate fires in Co Antrim

Police are appealing for information following two suspicious fires in Co Antrim in the early hours of Friday morning.

The first fire was discovered at a factory unit in north Belfast at around 12 midnight. It is believed the blaze started when paper inside the unit was set alight.

Some windows and two other units were damaged in the fire.

Elsewhere, two fires at a derelict building in Portrush has been dealt with by emergency fire crews.

The first fire was spotted at around 12.30am after it was reported that intruders had tried to gain entrance to the building, before setting fire to rubbish.

Fire crews were then called to the same building four hours later to deal with a second fire.

No one was injured in either incident.

(MB)

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