Police probe Glendara flat fire

A fire caused extensive damage to a flat at Glendara.
A fire caused extensive damage to a flat at Glendara.

Police in Derry are appealing for information about a fire which caused extensive damage to a flat in the city on Saturday morning.

The blaze took place at around 6.30am in the Glendara area. No-one was in the property at the time.

Detective Inspector Michael Winters said: “We are investigating the circumstances surrounding this fire which caused extensive damage to an upstairs flat. We would ask anyone who saw anything suspicious in the Glendara area early this morning to get in touch with detectives at Strand Road on the non-emergency police number 101, quoting reference 240 of 4/3/17.

“Alternatively, 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.”