Firefighters rescue man from Lurgan arson attack

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Firefighters have rescued a man from a deliberate blaze in Lurgan today (Wednesday).

A mattress had been set alight in the stairwell of flats in Mark St this afternoon.

A man in his 20s was trapped in an upstairs flat.

Three fire appliances were taskedat 3.50pm.

A man was rescued by fire fighters, said a spokesperson for the NI Fire and Rescue Service.

An ambulance was called but it is understood the man was not injured.

The fire is being treated as arson.