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Woman, 46, arrested after fatal house fire in Walsall

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder over a fatal house fire in which a man died and three others were injured.

Emergency crews were called to reports of a fire in Pleck Road, Walsall, West Midlands, at about 0520 BST.

A man, believed to be in his 40s, was confirmed dead at the scene.

Three females were taken to hospital for treatment including a girl who is in a critical condition. A 46-year-old woman is being questioned by police.

She was arrested at the scene, police said.

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