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Cannabis found after Devon house fire

  • 6 September 2011
  • From the section Devon

A man and woman have been arrested after cannabis plants were found following a house fire in Devon.

Police and firefighters were called to Highbury Road, Torquay, at about 03:00 BST to the fire in a three-storey terraced house.

A man in his 40s and a woman, aged 35, were arrested at the scene on suspicion of cannabis cultivation. The man was treated at Torbay Hospital for burns.

Devon and Somerset Fire Service said a heat lamp may have caused the fire.

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