Man arrested after fire at Littlehampton flat

Fire at South Terrace, Littlehampton Image copyright eddie mitchell
Image caption Littlehampton leisure centre was used by residents affected by the blaze at the block of flats.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of arson after a fire at a block of flats in West Sussex.

The blaze, in a flat in a four-storey building in South Terrace, Littlehampton, was reported just before 23:00 GMT on Tuesday.

Two people in the flat and other residents from the building stayed overnight in a nearby leisure centre.

A 46-year-old man is being questioned by Sussex Police. Witnesses were urged to contact police.

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