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Four rescued after suspicious fire in Perth High Street

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Image caption Police are investigating the fire in Perth High Street.

Three men and a woman have been rescued from the roof of a block of flats after a blaze in Perth High Street.

Police said two of the four were treated at Perth Royal Infirmary before being discharged.

The fire was reported at about 05:21 on Monday and three fire engines attended the scene.

Local police and fire crews are conducting a joint investigation into the cause of the fire, which is currently being treated as suspicious.

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