Arson attack at Drumgor Heights

Lough Ree Lifeboat searching for missing Armagh angler Daryl Burke.
Lough Ree Lifeboat searching for missing Armagh angler Daryl Burke.

A 16-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of arson following a fire at a vacant house at Drumgor Heights in the early hours of this morning (Saturday, September 13).

Detectives are appealing for information following the incident.

Shortly after 6am it was reported that a house in the area was on fire. Police and NIFRS attended and the fire was extinguished. Extensive damage was caused to the property as a result of the fire.

The 16 year old male arrested is currently in custody assisting police with their enquiries.

Detective Inspector Tate said: “I would appeal to anyone with any information about this incident to contact CID in Lurgan Police Station on the non-emergency number 101. Or if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details, they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.”