Northern Ireland

Larne gift shop destroyed in fire

'Happy' Days gift shop damaged in fire
Image caption An investigation has begun into the circumstances surrounding the fire

A gift shop in Larne has been destroyed in a fire.

The fire broke out at about 0120 BST in the Happy Days shop on Main Street.

Fire crews took more than four hours to extinguish the blaze, but managed to prevent it spreading to nearby businesses.

Firefighters believes the blaze was started deliberately. Detectives said they could not comment on whether it was an arson attack until they had completed their investigation.