'Large quantity' of cannabis plants found during fire call

Firefighters tackling a blaze in a three-storey block of flats found 250 cannabis plants during a search for anyone inside.

Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service attended the blaze in a converted terraced property on Fosse Road North, Leicester, on Friday.

No-one was hurt in the fire and police have begun an investigation.

Officers said plants of various sizes were found, but had escaped fire damage and posed no threat to health.

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