Woman arrested over Highgate blaze

A WOMAN has been arrested on suspicion of arson following a fire in Highgate. Four fire engines and 20 firefighters rushed to a house in Milton Park in the early hours of Tuesday morning. The blaze damaged the ground floor of the three-storey house. Seve

A WOMAN has been arrested on suspicion of arson following a fire in Highgate.

Four fire engines and 20 firefighters rushed to a house in Milton Park in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

The blaze damaged the ground floor of the three-storey house.

Seven people managed to leave the building in safety before the firefighters arrived at 12.40am.


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When the police arrived 15 minutes later, residents were found safely outside the house and the fire was under control by 1.13am.

No injuries were reported.

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The cause of the fire is under investigation and is being treated as suspicious.

A 35-year-old woman has been arrested and was taken to Hornsey police station for questioning. She has been bailed to return on November 25 pending further enquiries.

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