Man held after couple and four-year-old daughter escape arson attack on their home

In the North, a man has been arrested after a family's home in Holywood, County Down, was badly damaged in an arson attack.

A shed at the house was set alight at about 6am this morning.

The blaze then spread to a nearby oil tank and on to a family home.

A couple aged 26 and 28 and their four-year-old daughter were in the house at the time.

They were able to make their way outside unharmed but their home was extensively damaged.

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