Meath Live understands that a domestic dispute over  a birthday party triggered a house fire in Beauparc yesterday evening which has left a mother and daughter hospitalised and seen a man in his seventies arrested.

The incident occurred around  to receive treatment6 O’clock yesterday evening.

A woman in her 70s was taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda and a woman in her 40s was taken to St. James’ Hospital in Dublin for their injuries.

The man, who’s in his 70s, was arrested and is currently being held at Navan Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.

The is currently preserved for a technical examination, while Gardaí say investigations are ongoing.