Wiltshire

Man arrested over Swindon house fire

A house fire in Swindon is being treated as suspicious.

Emergency services were called to Rose Street in the early hours of Wednesday following reports of smoke and flames coming from the house.

A Wiltshire Police spokesman said the first officer on scene woke neighbours in adjoining properties.

He added that the cause of the fire was not yet known but confirmed it was being treated as suspicious. A 50-year-old man has been arrested.

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