Co Armagh arson attack 'destroyed' forklift truck and digger, say PSNI

A nearby house was also 'extensively' damaged in the attack which police say 'could have been catastrophic'. Credit: Press Eye

Three cars, a digger and a forklift truck have been destroyed in a arson attack in Co Armagh.

It happened at around 5:40am on Wednesday morning on the Tullysaran Road.

A nearby property was also "extensively damaged" as a result of the blaze.

Police described it as a "serious fire which threatened the live of the residents of the property beside the yard".

The PSNI added that the "consequences of this fire could have been catastrophic were it not for the swift actions of our fire service colleagues."

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