Man bailed in Bolton house arson inquiry

A man questioned over an arson attack in an area of Bolton which has seen a spate of wheelie bin fires has been released on bail.

The 42-year-old was arrested on suspicion of arson with intent to endanger life after a fire at house in Farnworth on Thursday.

The blaze at Glynne Street, Farnworth, had been started by a flaming curtain which had been pushed into the house.

It was the fifth attempted arson in the Farnworth area since May.

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