Northern Ireland

Londonderry: Man escapes injury in arson attack

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A man has escaped injury in an arson attack in Londonderry.

A wheelie bin was set on fire at the back of a house in Fern Park at about 02:00 BST on Saturday.

The man was in the house at the time but was not hurt. The fire caused significant damage to a door at the back of the property.

Police said they were treating the incident as arson and have appealed for information.