Gardai in Waterford are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fire in Ferrybank in the early hours of Sunday morning.
The blaze at the old convent building on Abbey Road broke out at around 6am.
The derilict building was extensively damaged and is described as being structurally unsafe as a result of the fire.
No one was injured in the incident.
Gardai are appealing for anyone who was in the area in the early hours of Sunday morning to contact them at Waterford garda station on 051-305300.
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