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Oil tank targeted in arson attack on Londonderry home

A rag was placed on an oil tank and set alight during an arson attack on a house in Derry in the early hours of Sunday morning.

The attack took place on a house in the Bonds Street area.

It was reported that at around 2.50am a rag was placed on the oil tank of the house and set alight.  A second rag was then set on the window of house and set alight. 

Police and NIFRS attended and the fire was extinguished. Damage was caused to the oil tank as a result.

 A male and female who were in the property at the time were not injured.

Detectives are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone with any information that can assist with the investigation to contact detectives in Strand Road Police Station on 101 quoting reference 373 01/07/18.

Or, alternatively information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.

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