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Down hay sheds are hit by arsonists

A burnt-out hay shed at Mountainview Road, Ballinaskeagh
A burnt-out hay shed at Mountainview Road, Ballinaskeagh

Police are appealing for information after three arson attacks on hay sheds in Co Down.

Hay sheds at Blackskull Road in Dromore, Steens Hill in Banbridge and Mountainview Road in Ballinaskeagh were set on fire between 11pm on Monday and 1.05am yesterday.

The Fire & Rescue Service extinguished all three fires.

The PSNI said that all three incidents are being treated as deliberate ignitions and police are investigating a potential link.

"We are appealing to anyone who witnessed anything suspicious at either location to contact police on 101, quoting reference number 75 17/09/19," a spokesman said.

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