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Woman given bail in Bedfordshire flat fire inquiry

A woman arrested on suspicion of arson after a man suffered life-threatening injuries in a flat fire in Bedfordshire has been released on bail.

The 54-year-old man was carried unconscious from Kilgour Court, Bassett Road, Leighton Buzzard, in the early hours of Sunday.

He was taken to a specialist burns unit in Chelmsford, Essex, where he remains in a critical condition with 35% burns.

The woman, 42, was bailed without charge pending further inquiries.

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