Two in hos­pi­tal af­ter ar­son at­tack at home


The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - News -

email en­ Two men were taken to hos­pi­tal af­ter an ar­son at­tack at a home on Sun­day af­ter­noon.

Crews from Dogsthorpe and Stan­ground were called to the house fire in St Olaves Drive, Eye, at 1.41pm.

Two fire­fight­ers wear­ing breath­ing ap­pa­ra­tus used a hosereel to ex­tin­guish the­fire and pos­i­tive pres­sure ven­tila- tion fans to clear smoke from the prop­erty.

Two male casualties were taken to hos­pi­tal by am­bu­lance to be treated for smoke in­hala­tion.

The cause of the fire was de­lib­er­ate. A 21-year-old man from Eye was ar­rested on sus­pi­cion of ar­son and de­tained un­der the Men­tal Health Act.


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