Tyne & Wear

Arson blamed for New York and Murton Social Club blaze

A fire which gutted at North Tyneside social club is being treated as arson, police have said.

Emergency services were called to the blaze at the New York and Murton Social Club in the early hours of Sunday.

No-one was hurt in the incident but the interior of the property suffered significant damage.

A spokeswoman for Northumbria Police said initial investigations suggested the fire was deliberate and have appealed for witnesses.

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