Northern Ireland

Arson attack at fast food outlet in south Belfast

Fire fighters standing outside fast food outlet
Image caption It is understood no-one was in the building at the time

Police are treating a fire at a fast food takeaway on the Donegall Road in south Belfast as arson.

The blaze was reported at about 0230 BST on Saturday morning.

Extensive damage was caused to the inside of the business and adjoining flats were subject to smoke damage.

Three fire engines attended the scene. It is understood that no-one was inside the building at the time.

Image caption Police are treating the fire as deliberate