Ar­rest in flats ar­son probe

Herald Express - - News -

A MAN has been ar­rested on sus­pi­cion of ar­son with in­tent af­ter a fire broke out at a block of flats in Torquay.

It hap­pened in Ave­land Road on Thurs­day at a ground floor flat, which saw the whole build­ing evac­u­ated.

Fire crews con­firmed there were no in­juries, and po­lice launched an ar­son in­ves­ti­ga­tion shortly af­ter.

Po­lice have since ar­rested a 33-year-old lo­cal man in con­nec­tion with the ar­son.

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