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Man (21) arrested over Co Antrim arson attack

A vacant house in Kells, Co Antrim, was badly damaged in an arson attack. Picture by Justin Kernoghan, Photopress

A 21-YEAR-OLD man has been arrested following an arson attack on a house in Co Antrim.

Fire fighters and police were called to the vacant house in Maybin Park in Kells at about 3.45am yesterday.

The man was arrested in Ballymena yesterday afternoon.

The semi-detached house was badly damaged in the fire.

A man living in an adjoining house was evacuated while fire-fighters battled the blaze.

Police have appealed for information.

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