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Monaghan: Man arrested over Emyvale garda station arson attack

Scene of the blaze at Emyvale Garda Station Image copyright RTÉ
Image caption No-one was injured as a result of the fire at Emyvale garda station

A man in his 30s has been arrested in County Donegal on suspicion of arson as part of an investigation into a fire at an Irish police station.

The station in Emyvale, County Monaghan, was extensively damaged by the blaze in the early hours of Monday morning.

No-one was injured in the fire.

Gardaí (Irish police) said the arrest came after two searches in the Emyvale area and one in Letterkenny, County Donegal.

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