Stoke & Staffordshire

Burntwood house fire arson arrest

Leafenden Avenue, Burntwood Image copyright Google
Image caption Police and the fire service were after a fire was started in the front of a property in Leafenden Avenue, Burntwood

A man has been arrested on suspicion of arson with intent to endanger life following a fire in Staffordshire, police said.

Staffordshire Police said a fire was started at the front of a house in Leafenden Avenue, Burntwood, at about 22:40 BST on Sunday.

"Fortunately no one was injured," a spokesman said.

A 58-year-old man is in custody, police said.

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