Fire at vacant property suspicious

Firefighters in action.
Firefighters in action.

A fire which damaged a vacant property on the Banbridge Road is being treated as suspicious.

Friday’s blaze took place at a derelict house on the road, adjacent to two other derelict houses which have been subject to arson and vandalism in the past.

Police in Lurgan are investigating the circumstances surrounding the fire at the vacant property.

The fire was reported to police at 6.27pm and Northern Ireland Fire Service and police attended.

The blaze is being treated as suspicious.

Police are appealing to anyone who has information in relation to this incident to contact them on the 101 non-emergency number.