Strabane bookmakers badly damaged in overnight arson attack

A bookmakers shop in Strabane has been gutted by fire in what is thought to be an act of arson.

The Fire and Rescue Service has been praised for their efforts in controlling the fire at the bookmakers in the Butcher Street area of Strabane.

It is understood the fire broke out a little after 2am this morning, a wheelie bin was set alight with the fire then spreading to the bookies.

Local Councillor Patsy Kelly is confident those responsible will be caught: