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Isle of Man arsonists issued with asbestos warning

Isle of Man police have warned arsonists to seek medical attention after a derelict building containing asbestos was set on fire.

The blaze broke out on Monday at about 19:00 BST at the Malew football ground in the south of the island.

A police spokesman said the building, which was surrounded by fencing, clearly displayed warning signs.

"Whoever set fire to it may have been exposed to asbestos fibres and should seek medical attention," he said.

Anyone with information about the arson attack should contact Castletown police station.

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