St Neots Man Arrested After Pair Rescued From Fire

A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of arson with intent to endanger life following a house fire in St Neots on Tuesday evening (September 9). Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus rescued a man and a woman from a second floor flat in the town s Russe

A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of arson with intent to endanger life following a house fire in St Neots on Tuesday evening (September 9).

Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus rescued a man and a woman from a second floor flat in the town's Russell Court at about 10pm.

The fire service was called to the second floor flat at 9.38pm and remained on the scene until 10.50pm.

A 23-year-old man from St Neots was arrested in the aftermath of the incident.


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Fire investigation teams and police scene of crime officers were still at the site on Wednesday morning, seeking to establish the exact cause of the blaze.

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