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Monday, May 16, 2022

Arson attack causes extensive damage to Linavady property

“Detectives in Coleraine are appealing for information following a report of a house fire in Limavady yesterday (Sunday, June 20).

It was reported at 9.40pm that a house in the Benevenagh Drive area was on fire.

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Detective Inspector McKenna said: “Officers attended along with colleagues from the Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service who extinguished the blaze.

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“The property has been extensively damaged but thankfully, no-one was in the house at the time.

“This was a completely reckless attack which also put neighbouring properties and the people inside at serious risk.

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“We are treating this as an incident of arson and are appealing for anyone who saw what happened to contact police on 101 quoting reference 2053 of 20/06/21.

“Alternatively, you can submit a report online using our non-emergency reporting form via http://www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/.

“You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at http://crimestoppers-uk.org/ “

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