Northern Ireland

Arson suspected in north Belfast fire

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Six people have been treated after inhaling smoke during a fire in north Belfast.

Police are treating the fire in the landing of a block of flats at Skegoneill Avenue as arson.

The Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service helped five people from the block of flats shortly after 03:30 BST on Sunday.

They were treated by ambulance staff at the scene of the fire.

Damage was caused to the wall and floor of the block of flats.