A MAN IN his 20s has been arrested by gardaí in relation to a fire at a retail outlet in Coolock, Dublin in the early hours of this morning.
Gardaí responded to reports of a fire outside a shop in the retail outlet in north Dublin at 5am this morning.
The fire caused considerable damage to a number of units in the shopping centre before it was brought under control by units of Dublin Fire Brigade, according to gardaí.
A forensic examination of the fire scene was carried out by garda crime scene examiners.
A Chinese takeaway in the retail unit posted photos of the damage on social media today.
It said that it has closed for business tonight, but will reopen tomorrow.
Source: Jazz Chinese & Thai Restaurant via Facebook
Gardaí arrested a 25-year-old man in relation to the incident this afternoon.
He is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 at Coolock Garda Station.