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Two teenagers arrested in relation to fire at former poultry factory released on bail pending any enquiries

Two teenagers arrested by police investigating a fire at the Fleming Poultry site on the Ballymoney Road last month have been released on bail pending further enquiries. Picture by Pacemaker

Two teenagers arrested by police investigating a fire at a former poultry factory in Ballymoney last month have been released on bail pending further enquiries.

The two males were detained on Monday and were taken to Coleraine Police Station for questioning.

The arrests relate to a fire at the Fleming Poultry site on the Ballymoney Road in Co Antrim on November 22.

At the height of the fire, more than 100 firefighters were at the scene and battled the blaze for hours.

At the time, the Fire Service said the fire had been "well-developed" and had been declared a "major incident".

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