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Tuesday, 24 April, 2001, 13:45 GMT 14:45 UK
'Arson' attack on factory
Extensive damage was caused to the buliding
Extensive damage was caused to the buliding
A fire at a disused shirt factory in Londonderry is being treated as arson.

Extensive damage was caused to three floors of the Tillie and Henderson building.

Police officers at the scene have recovered a number of items which are now under forensic examination.

The blaze was spotted shortly before 0600 BST on Tuesday.

Fire fighters have been carrying out a further search of the building, which is heavily smoke-logged.

Nearby Abercorn Road was closed for several hours during the fire.

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