Three dogs die in deliberate fire in Derry/Londonderry

a 36 year old man remains in custody

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Detectives investigating a report of arson at residential premises at the Meadow View Crescent area of Derry/Londonderry on Sunday 16th June, arrested a man. 

Detective Sergeant Moyne said: “Shortly before 6:35pm, it was reported to police that a house was on fire in the area. No one was inside the property at the time, but three dogs were found deceased following the incident. The property was completely gutted as a result of the fire. 

“A 36 year old man was arrested on suspicion of arson endangering life with intent and two counts of assault on police. He remains in police custody at this time. 

“Enquiries are continuing and police would appeal to anyone with any information in relation to the incident, to contact detectives on 101 quoting reference number 1331 16/06/24. 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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