Woman arrested as fire crews tackle Stoke-on-Trent house blaze


A woman has been arrested after a house fire in Stoke-on-Trent left two men in hospital.

Staffordshire Police and fire crews remain at the scene of the fire on Bradbury Close, Norton.

Firefighters were called after a large fire engulfed a residential property on the street at 5.20pm today (November 5).

Two men, both aged 19, suffered from smoke inhalation and were taken to hospital by ambulance.

Crews from Hanley, Sandyford and Longton battled the blaze and are still on scene.

Witnesses are asked to call Staffordshire Police on 101, quoting incident 591 of 5 November.

A 42-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of arson and is currently in custody.

(pic by Jack Cochrane)


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