Man held after group escape Middlesbrough house blaze
- 15 September 2013
- From the section Tyne & Wear
A man has been arrested after five people, including two children, escaped a suspected arson attack on Teesside.
Two women aged 57 and 27, a man, 29, a girl, aged three, and a boy, aged five, fled the property in Millbrook Avenue, Middlesbrough early on Sunday.
No-one was seriously hurt, but Cleveland Police said the blaze was being treated as suspicious.
A force spokeswoman said a man was later arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and arson.