Woman arrested after house fire in Runcorn

A 27-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of arson following a fire at a house in Cheshire.

Fire crews were called to the end of terrace house on Baker Road in Runcorn at about 1920 BST on Saturday.

Cheshire Police said several houses nearby were evacuated until the blaze was brought under control.

An investigation into the cause of the blaze is under way and the woman is being held in custody where she will be questioned by detectives.

Anyone with information is being urged to contact police.

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