Calls for parents to be aware of their surroundings after fire at former Thornhill College site

angela dobbins

A deliberate fire at the former Thornhill College in Derry has prompted calls for parents to be aware of their children's whereabouts.

Two fire crews attended the fire on Thursday evening which was started on the roof of the abandoned building.

A spokesperson for the Northern Ireland Rescue Service said the fire is being treated as deliberate.

Local Councillor Angela Dobbins says it's believed young people may have been responsible and has made this appeal: