Man arrested on suspicion of Devon firefighters axe threat

Police helicopter Image copyright Devon and Cornwall Police
Image caption A police helicopter was called to the scene

A man has been arrested after Devon firefighters were threatened with an axe at a house fire.

The fire service was called to a property in the Plympton area of Plymouth on Wednesday.

The Devon and Cornwall Police helicopter, firearms officers and negotiators were called in at about 21:00 BST.

A 49-year-old man has been released on police bail until 12 May pending further police investigations.

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