Updated: 05/09/17 : 06:46:35
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Man arrested following blaze at Dublin shopping centre

Gardaí are continuing to hold a 25-year-old man in relation to a fire that caused serious damage at a shopping centre in north Dublin.

The blaze at the Coolock Village Retail Centre broke out in the early hours of Monday morning.

The man is being detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act at Coolock Garda Station.

Fire services were called to the scene at 5am yesterday to battle the fire which started inside one unit. There were no injuries reported.

Images posted by The Jazz Chinese and Thai Restaurant, which is located in the unit, showed charred stores which were badly damaged by the fire.

It is being reported that the St Vincent De Paul shop suffered serious damage along with a number of other units in the complex.