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Friday 22 August 2014

Man (50s) arrested in connection with house fire

Published 03/03/2014 | 21:53

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Anyone with information is asked to contact Newcastle West Gardaí on 06962111
Anyone with information is asked to contact Newcastle West Gardaí on 06962111

Gardaí have detained a man in his 50s in connection with a house fire earlier today.

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The fire broke out in a terraced house at Cois Má Avenue, Croom, Co Limerick.

Two fire service tenders from Rathkeale and Kilmallock attended the blaze, which broke out around 12.30pm.

It's understood the fire began in the sitting room.

A man and a woman, believed to be brother and sister, reside at the house. They were not injured.

The house was gutted in the fire and a number of adjoining properties were damaged.

Gardaí are treating the fire as suspicious and are conducting forensic examinations of the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Newcastle West Gardaí on 06962111.

David Raleigh

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