One teenager released as firefighters attend Drogheda factory fire

One teenager released as firefighters attend Drogheda factory fire

Two units of the Louth fire brigade are still at the scene of a fire at a paper factory in Drogheda which broke out on Saturday night.

Gardaí are questioning two teenage boys in relation to the investigation into the suspected arson attack at the Dawn Paper Factory.

The 17-year-olds were arrested on Sunday, while a 14-year-old boy who was being held has been released without charge.

Fire fighters say the roof of the factory on Donore Road has collapsed and there is extensive damage to the building.

One teenager released as firefighters attend Drogheda factory fire


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