Fire at Libra massage parlour in Birmingham 'was arson'

More than 20 firefighters were called to the Libra gentleman's club in the early hours of Thursday. More than 20 firefighters were called to the Libra gentleman's club in the early hours of Thursday

Arsonists are believed to have started a blaze at a Birmingham massage parlour from which 20 people had to be rescued.

Firefighters attended the Libra gentleman's club in the early hours of Thursday morning.

A police spokeswoman said an accelerant was used on the front door of the building in Summer Hill Road.

Twenty people were rescued using ladders. Four people were treated for smoke inhalation and one person was taken to hospital for a check-up.

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