Cornwall

Suspected arson at St Austell block of flats

A fire at a block of flats in Cornwall is being treated as arson by police.

More than 18 firefighters were called to the incident at the 12-storey block of flats at Park House in St Austell at about 21:40 GMT.

Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service said it found a fire involving paper in the rubbish chute which had put its firefighters at "unnecessary risk".

Anyone with information about the arson is urged to contact Devon and Cornwall Police.

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