A WOMAN in her 60s and a man in his 20s are under arrest and being detained at Bandon Garda Station in connection with a fire at an unoccupied house in Belgooly last summer.
The fire spread to two other homes, one of which was completely destroyed.
The Garda Press Office issued a statement this morning on the investigation: "Gardaí have arrested a man in his 20s and a woman in her 60s in relation to incidents of arson at houses in Belgooly, Co.Cork on the 2nd July 2019.
"Shortly before 11pm, Gardaí received a report of a fire at an unoccupied house in Belgooly which has spread to two other homes. One of the homes was completely destroyed as a result of the fire. No injuries were reported to Gardaí following the fire.
"Gardaí from the Bandon District carried out an investigation and arrested a man and a woman this morning, 13th November, 2019. They are both currently detained at Bandon Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984."