Police are appealing for witnesses after a arson attack on a house on Teesside.
Emergency services were called to Soppett Street in Redcar after a fire was reported in the early hours.
The occupant, an 81-year-old woman, was helped to safety by firefighters and had to be treated for smoke inhalation.
An 18-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of arson with intent to endanger life. Anyone with information is asked to contact Cleveland Police.