Tees

Redcar house fire: Man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following a fire at a house in Teesside.

Cleveland Fire Brigade was called to a house which was "well alight" in Charlotte Street in Redcar at about 14:05 BST on Monday.

The fire damaged 80% of the first floor of the house, which was empty at the time of the incident, police said.

A 44-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and is currently in police custody.

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