Police investigate arson attack on house on Teesside

An arson investigation has begun into a fire at a house on Teesside.

Crews were called to the property at Cresswell Close in Hemlington on Saturday night where a wheelie bin outside the front door was alight.

A 22-year-old man and his partner were inside the house at the time, but were unhurt.

Police are treating it as arson with intent to endanger lives and have asked anyone with information about the incident at 2300 BST to contact them.

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