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Police appeal for information after arson attack at Antrim home

Detectives are investigating an arson attack at a property in Antrim yesterday evening (January 15th). Detective Sergeant Lorimer said: “We received a report at approximately 9:25pm of a fire at a house in Altmore Close. Police and NIFRS responded. “Thankfully, no-one was present in the house at the time, however, residents from the next door property were forced to leave their home as NIFRS dealt with the blaze. "Significant damage was caused to the house as a result of this sinister attack, which we are treating as arson with intent to endanger life. "Enquiries continue, and we are appealing to anyone who was in the area at the time, or just prior to when the blaze was reported to us and saw any suspicious activity, or who has information about this incident, to call detectives on 101 and quote reference number 1764 of 15/01/21." Information can also be given on the non-emergency reporting form via

Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at


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