Birmingham & Black Country

Man arrested after house fire death in Birmingham

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a house fire in Birmingham in which a man died.

Firefighters were called out to the property in Church Road, Erdington, at about 21:00 BST on Thursday to find the flames had spread through two floors.

West Midlands Police have arrested a 32-year-old man and said he is being treated in hospital.

A full investigation into how the fire started is being carried out by West Midlands Fire Service.

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