Man arrested for arson with intent after Finaghy blaze

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 7th January 2018

The scene at Killard Place in the Finaghy area of south Belfast where a house was damaged in an overnight arson attack.  A 32 year old man and a woman in her 60s were rescued from the property with a 32-year-old man being arrested. 

Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 7th January 2018 The scene at Killard Place in the Finaghy area of south Belfast where a house was damaged in an overnight arson attack. A 32 year old man and a woman in her 60s were rescued from the property with a 32-year-old man being arrested. Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye

A 32-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of arson with intent to endanger life following a house fire in the Finaghy area of Belfast in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Parts of the house were believed to be burnt out at Killard Place in the Benmore estate.

A 32-year-old man and a woman in her 60s were rescued from the house after 2.30am.

Police later confirmed that a 32-year-old man had been arrested.