Electricity tamper arrest after Maryport house fire
- 22 January 2014
- From the section Cumbria
A man has been arrested on suspicion of arson and abstracting electricity following a house fire.
Cumbria Police and firefighters were called to a house on the corner of Camp Street and Fleming Square in Maryport at about 09:00 GMT.
Police said a number of gas cylinders had been inside the property at the time and people were asked to avoid the area.
The 48-year-old arrested man was taken to hospital with minor injuries.
The building was declared safe at about 14:30 GMT following an inspection by fire officers and council officials.