29-Year-Old Faces Arson Charges

A 29-year-old man is due in Dublin District Court charged with arson in connection to a fire at a three-storey house in Dublin.

A number of people had to be rescued from the burning building on the South Circular Road last Sunday night.

One woman, 24, was treated in hospital for minor injuries.

Gardaí believe the accused man had a row with his girlfriend, left the house and got flammable liquid before coming back and pouring it inside the house and setting it on fire.

A passing Garda Emergency Response Unit saw the burning building with people shouting from the windows.

The gardaí were able to rescue the people and the fire brigade subsequently brought the blaze under control.

The man was arrested and questioned at Kevin Street Garda Station yesterday.


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