Man arrested over suspicious house fire in Shifnal

A man has been arrested on suspicion of setting fire to a house while a woman was inside.

The 21 year-old-woman was treated by paramedics after the kitchen fire in Botfield Road in Shifnal, Shropshire.

West Mercia Police said it is treating Wednesday morning's incident as arson and are appealing for any witnesses to contact them.

The 50-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of arson with intent to endanger life.

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