Stoke & Staffordshire

Eight boys arrested over Longton building fire

Eight teenage boys have been arrested over a large fire in Staffordshire which led to the Stoke to Derby railway line being closed on Sunday.

Several roads were also shut due to the fire at a building on Caroline Street, in Longton.

An investigation is under way to determine the cause of the fire in which no-one was injured.

Four youths aged 14 and three aged 15 have been bailed until August. A 14-year-old is still in custody.

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