Monday, 22 August 2011

Fireraiser guilty of two 2009 ward fires

Rory McVey of Gracemount has been found guilty of setting two tenement fires in the ward in 2009 and is awaiting sentence.

The first was in Oxford Street on October 12, 2009 when he set fire to rubbish in a stair.  The second was in South Clerk Street on October 25th of the same year when he set fire to a mattress in a stair which resulted in the fire service using a turntable ladder to evacuate students in the stair.

More details can be found here.

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