Gardaí investigating cause of fire at Oxfam shop in Dundalk


Gardaí are investigating a fire at a retail premises on Clanbrassil Street last night.

The incident occurred around 3am when two units from Dundalk Fire Service were called to a blaze at the Oxfam shop.

They spent 90 minutes bringing the fire under control. One person who was upstairs in the building managed to escape unharmed but the downstairs area was extensively damaged with large volumes of stock destroyed.

The scene has been preserved for a technical examination.

Anyone with information in the incident is asked to contact Dundalk Garda Station on 042 9335577 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.

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