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VIDEO: Rabat house door set on fire – disabled boy among those inside house

The Police are investigating a fire which broke out in the middle of the night in Rabat. is informed that the Police are treating this as a case of arson, in which someone set the door of a house in Triq Santa Barbara on fire.  The Police were informed at around 1.15am early this morning.

Inside the house was an elderly couple and their nine-year-old disabled grandson who, according to information obtained by, had to be rescued from a window on the first floor. Neighbours helped the couple to put out the fire.

A medical team from Mater Dei gave first assistance to the family for shock and smoke inhalation. District police and police from the Rapid Intervention Unit were also on the scene. The investigations are ongoing.