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Firefighters battle deliberate blaze at former Co Antrim school

The fire at the disused Co Antrim school was deliberate

A DISUSED school in Co Antrim was targeted by arsonists in the early hours of yesterday.

Firefighters battled for almost three hours to bring the blaze at the former Parkhall College in the town under control.

The Fire and Rescue Service said four pumps and an aerial platform were needed, with crews from Antrim, Ballymena and Springfield attending.

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