Northern Ireland

Three houses damaged in Carrickfergus arson attack

Three houses have been damaged in an arson attack in Carrickfergus.

Police and fire crews were called to Broadlands Gardens shortly after 01:00 GMT on Saturday after receiving reports that a house and oil tank were on fire.

Substantial damage was caused to one of the houses, two other adjoining properties were also affected.

No-one was injured, but police said they were treating the incident as arson with intent to endanger life.

The PSNI have appealed for anyone with information to contact them.

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