Stockbridge Village tower block fire was 'deliberate'

Firefighters have said a fire at a tower block in Merseyside could have been started deliberately.

Crews were called to the fire on the eighth floor of a high rise block of flats in Stockbridge Village following several 999 calls at 0518 BST.

The living room of the flat in Denecliff, Pool Hey, was totally damaged. The remainder of the flats were slightly damaged by smoke.

Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service said nobody was injured in the incident.

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