Nottingham

Man arrested over spate of arson attacks in Nottingham

A 29-year-old man has been arrested following a spate of arson attacks in Nottingham.

Police were first alerted to a fire which broke out at a house in Strelley Road in Bilborough, at about 0245 BST on Wednesday.

Fires at a further two properties on the same road were also discovered.

In a fourth incident, in Beechdale Road in Beechdale, a car was set alight which then spread to a house. There were no reports of injuries.

The man was arrested on suspicion of arson with intent and will be interviewed later.

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