Reading arson police arrest man over flat fire
A man has been arrested on suspicion of arson with intent to endanger life after a flat fire.
Fire trucks and police attended the blaze in Coventry Road, Reading, at about 06:10 BST.
A woman called the emergency services after returning to her first-floor flat where she noticed black smoke billowing from the door.
No-one was injured and the 22-year-old man is being questioned by police, who are appealing for witnesses.
Det Con Sukhpreet Singh said: " I would like to appeal to any witnesses who saw or heard anything suspicious in the Coventry Road, Manchester Road or Liverpool Road areas at around the time of the fire."