Appeal for information after arson attack at Portadown house


Police are appealing for information after an arson attack at a house in Portadown.

The fire was reported shorty after 3am to a vacant property in the Garvaghy Road area of Portadown during the early hours of this morning.

Police and NIFRS attended and the fire was extinguished.

A PSNI spokesman said: “Substantial damage was caused to the house and damage was also caused to two adjoining properties in the incident.

“Police are treating this as arson and are appealing to anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone with any information to contact CID at Lurgan Police Station on 0845 600 8000.

“Or, 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.”