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Plymouth flats fire believed to be suspicious

Fire scene at Hill Park Crescent, Plymouth
Image caption Three floors of the building were damaged

Police and fire crews are investigating what is believed to be a suspicious fire which started in a derelict block of flats in Plymouth.

Three fire crews and an aerial platform were called to the four-storey building in Hill Park Crescent, Greenbank, at about 1800 GMT.

The fire was on the first floor. The second and third floors were smoke logged, the fire service said.

The building, which had been used as a squat, was searched and cleared.

There were no reports of any injuries.

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