A bar in Co Derry has been targeted in an arson attack, police have said.
The fire happened at premises on the Dunderg Road in Macosquin on Tuesday at around 2.15am.
Police said two residents, a man and a woman, who were inside an adjoining house managed to extinguish the fire at the front door prior to the arrival of fire crews.
Police in Coleraine are investigating after a bar was targeted in an overnight arson attack in Macosquin. pic.twitter.com/IphQoP1DSS— Police Service NI (@PoliceServiceNI) July 4, 2023
Detective Inspector Gareth Lavery said: “We are treating this attack as ‘arson endangering life’ as the occupants of the house were very fortunate the blaze did not spread to their home.
"We would like to hear from witnesses or anyone with information regarding this crime. Please call 101, quoting reference 111 04/07/23.”