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Man arrested on suspicion of arson after Black Country house blaze
1:11pm Saturday 20th October 2012 in News
DETECTIVES have arrested a man after a suspected arson attack on a home in the Black Country.
The 25-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of arson shortly after the blaze in Oldbury which happened in the early hours of this morning on (Saturday).
A spokesman for West Midlands Police said: "Three men had to be helped escape from the property by fire-fighters before they were taken to hospital.
"Initial inquiries suggest the fire started well inside the terrace house which was sealed-off while forensic investigators conducted an examination of the property this morning."
Police were alerted by the firce service at around 3.55am today. Inquiries continue.
Anyone with information which may aid the police investigation should call 101 or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.