Man arrested after Littlehampton house blast and fire

Destroyed outbuilding at Littlehampton house Firefighters were called to the three-storey property in Fitzalan Road

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A man has been arrested on suspicion of arson after an explosion and fire at a house in West Sussex.

Firefighters were called to the three-storey property in Fitzalan Road in Littlehampton at 00:50 BST.

They extinguished the fire, in an outbuilding at the rear of the house.

A Sussex Police spokesman said the 50-year-old man, from Littlehampton, was arrested in Surrey. He is currently in police custody.

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