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Police appeal for information following arson attack in Ballymena

Police in Ballymena are appealing for information action after receiving a report of two cars on fire in the Waveney Brow area of the town at 2.10am on Friday, 2nd September.

Officers attended the scene along with colleagues from Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service.

One fire appliance from Ballymena was tasked to the scene of the blaze at 2:03am this morning. Firefighters used two jets to extinguish the fire. The incident was dealt with by 2.33am. The NIFRS stated the cause of the fire is believed to be deliberate ignition.

Commenting on the incident, a spokesperson for the PSNI said:

“The fires are being treated as arson. Two males at the scene dressed in dark clothing ran off in the direction of Cushendall Road.

“Enquiries are ongoing and anyone who was in the area at the time and saw any suspicious activity, and in particular anyone who may have any CCTV or other footage, is asked to contact police on 101, quoting reference number 126 of 02/09/22.”

Alternatively, you can submit a report online using the non-emergency reporting form via

You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at


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