Man arrested on suspicion of arson after car torched

A 26-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion after two cars were damaged by fire in Castlederg early this morning.

Police in Strabane are investigating a vehicle fire on Hospital Road in Castlederg during the early hours of today.

Just before 4.30am, it was reported a car was on fire and had sustained significant damage while another vehicle parked close by had also been damaged as a result of the blaze. Police and NIFRS attended the scene and enquiries are ongoing to establish the cause of the fire.

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Police are appealing for information

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101, and quote reference number 186 of 16/08/22.

Alternatively, you can submit a report online using our non-emergency reporting form via You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at