Woman held in Workington house arson probe

A 34-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of arson and endangering life after a house fire in Cumbria.

Emergency services were called to the semi-detached property in Wastwater Avenue, Workington, early on Tuesday.

Cumbria Police said the woman had also been arrested on suspicion of perverting the course of justice.

A force spokeswoman said two woman, aged 26 and 35, who were arrested and questioned on Tuesday, have been released without charge.

No-one was hurt in the incident.

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