Belfast Telegraph

Man and dog in lucky escape after blaze at caravan

A man and a dog have escaped unhurt after a blaze at a caravan in Newtownards.

A police investigation has been launched and detectives are treating the incident as suspicious.

The blaze in the Ballyblack Road area was reported at around 10pm on Wednesday evening.

Detective Constable Clare Killen said: "The caravan was completely destroyed by the blaze and man and a dog who were inside at the time were lucky to escape unhurt.

"I would appeal to anyone who has information about this incident to contact police in Newtownards on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 1893 01/11/17.

"Alternatively, if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111."

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