Four arrested following house fire in Dundalk 3 weeks ago

Four arrested following house fire in Dundalk

Five people were injured as a result after people in the area heard a "loud bang" coming from the house.

Four men in their 20s were arrested on Monday morning in connection with a criminal damage by fire incident that occurred at a residence in Dundalk, in the early hours of Sunday (5 July).

Two men are currently detained at Dundalk Garda Station while the other two men are detained at Drogheda Garda Station.

All four are currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

At approximately 3.35am on Sunday morning, a house on Clontygora Court caught fire after residents in the surrounding area reportedly heard a loud bang.

The five occupants of the house were taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda, with what Gardaí described as non-life threatening injuries.

The house was significantly damaged during this incident.