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West Lothian house fire treated as 'suspicious'

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A fire in West Lothian, which forced two people to escape from a house, is being treated as 'suspicious'.

The emergency services were called at about 22:40 on Sunday and found the ground-floor flat well alight.

Two occupants escaped through a window of the property, one of a block of four in Townhead Gardens, Whitburn.

Lothian and Borders fire service said the fire appeared to have been started near the front door using a flammable liquid.

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