Man Arrested Following Fire at Flat in Crawley

Emergency Services in Sussex have responded to a disturbance at a flat in Crawley.

Residents were evacuated in Yew Court on Springfield road in the early hours of Friday morning, following a fire which is suspected to have been caused deliberately.

Sussex Police say a 44-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of arson with intent to endanger life, police also say its an isolated incident and does not pose a threat to the wider public.

Emergency services are working to make sure the building is safe for residents to return home.  

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