Sussex Police arrest woman over Crawley caravan fire

An 18-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of arson after a caravan fire in West Sussex.

Sussex Police said the caravan was set alight in Lambourne Close, Crawley, in the early hours of Sunday.

Police arrested the woman on suspicion of arson with intent to endanger life and making a threat to damage or destroy property. She was later bailed.

West Sussex fire crews were called to the scene to put out the fire. No-one was injured in the incident.

Det Sgt Dave Morton said: "The fire caused serious damage to the caravan and luckily there was no-one inside at the time."

He urged anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area at the time to contact the force.

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