Sussex

St Leonards man arrested after fire at house

A 35-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of committing arson with intent to endanger life following a fire at a house in East Sussex.

Police said emergency services were called to Bohemia Road, St Leonards, at about 02:00 GMT on Sunday following reports of a fire at the property.

The arrested man lives locally and remains in police custody.

East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said three appliances were sent to tackle a fire in the roof.

Fire service investigation officers and a dog team remained at the scene on Sunday afternoon.

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