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Oxford attempted murder fire suspect released on bail

Police have closed Balfour Road and are conducting house-to-house inquiries
Image caption Police have closed Balfour Road and are conducting house-to-house inquiries

A man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a fire at a house in Oxford has been released on bail.

A woman suffered 80% first degree burns and remains in a "serious condition" in hospital after the blaze at a property on Balfour Road, in Blackbird Leys.

Police were called to reports of a fire at about 10:10 BST on Wednesday.

The man has been bailed until 13 December while officers continue their enquiries.

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