Gar­dai in­ves­ti­gat­ing ar­son at­tacks on the north­side

Drogheda Independent - - NEWS -

GAR­DAI are in­ves­ti­gat­ing two in­ci­dents in the early hours of last Fri­day morn­ing on the north­side of Drogheda.

Around 1.30am, the fire ser­vice was called to a fire at a shed in the Lia Brega es­tate.

It spread to two other sheds in the vicin­ity.

The flames and smoke from the sheds could be seen from some dis­tance.

It is be­lieved a strong smell of petrol was ob­vi­ous at the scene.

The fire ser­vice were on site for some 90 min­utes to make sure the fire was to­tally ex­tin­guished.

Mean­while, there were re­ports of a sec­ond fire in the Money­more es­tate at 3.30am.

It is be­lieved a petrol bomb was thrown at a house. It was rapidly ex­tin­guished.

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