Lincoln house arson leaves man in hospital

A man has been taken to hospital following an arson attack which severely damaged a house in Lincoln.

Fire crews from Lincoln North and Lincoln South stations were called to the detached property, in Burton Road, just before 0230 BST.

A spokeswoman for Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue said the blaze was started deliberately.

The man was taken to hospital for treatment for the effects of breathing in smoke, and shock.

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