Suspicious fire in Longford town

Gardaí are treating as suspicious a fire that broke out at a house in Longford town last night.

Shortly after midnight, emergency services attended the blaze at the Dun Darrach estate in the Dublin Road.

The fire brigade attended the scene and brought it under control.

The Garda Scene of Crime Uunit is investigating the incident, but local officers confirm it’s being treated as suspicious.