Sunday 21 January 2018

Man arrested in connection with a 'suspicious' fire at an apartment

The 41-year-old man is expected to appear before a sitting of Fermoy District Court tomorrow morning charged in connection with the investigation.
The 41-year-old man is expected to appear before a sitting of Fermoy District Court tomorrow morning charged in connection with the investigation.

A 41-year-old man has been arrested by Gardaí investigating a fire at an apartment in Mallow, Co. Cork yesterday.

At approximately 9 pm yesterday, Gardaí and Fire Services were called to the scene of a fire at an apartment in Granary Court, Mallow. The fire was quickly brought under control.

Residents were evacuated for a short time and no one was injured.

The scene was preserved and technical examination was carried out.

During a follow-up operation, Gardai arrested the 41-year-old man in the Mallow area this afternoon and he was detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984, at Mallow Garda Station.

The man is expected to appear before a sitting of Fermoy District Court tomorrow morning charged in connection with the investigation.

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