Six houses badly damaged in blaze

Police in the North investigating a major fire that damaged a number of homes are appealing for information.

Six houses were badly damaged in the blaze yesterday in County Antrim.

It happened in Ballyfore Road in Newtownabbey

One man was treated at the scene for smoke inhalation.

Officers investigating the incident are appealing for anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area between 5 and 6pm yesterday to contact them.