Car parked outside house in Longford town overnight set on fire

Gardai in Longford are appealing for witnesses after a suspected arson attack on a vehicle in the town last night.

The incident happened at Lanna Aoibhinn, off St Michaels road at a quarter past one this morning when a vehicle parked outside a house was set on fire.

The vehicle was extensively damaged and there were some scorch marks on the front of the house but no one was injured

Gardaí are examining CCTV in the area and are asking anyone who may have seen anything suspicious in the area around 1 ‘clock last night to contact them.