Magherafelt house fire treated as arson
A fire at a house in Co Londonderry is being treated as arson.
The blaze started in the garden of a property in the Piney Hill area of Magherafelt just after 10pm on Wednesday.
The flames, which destroyed an oil tank, also spread to a neighbouring property.
A female householder in her 50s escaped uninjured.
Detective Inspector William Tate from the Police Service of Northern Ireland said: "I would appeal to anyone with any information about this incident to contact detectives in Cookstown police station on the non emergency number 101."