A fire which broke out at the landmark building, The Steeple house in Antrim early this morning, has been determined as being started deliberately.
A spokesperson for NIFRS has revealed that;
“Firefighters from Antrim, Ballymena and Springfield attended to a fire at the derelict Steeple House, Antrim. They used breathing apparatus and hosejet reel to put the fire out. The cause of the fire was determined as deliberate. The incident was dealt with at 1215pm.