Man arrested on suspicion of arson following Stoke-on-Trent house fire

A man has been arrested in connection with a house fire in Stoke-on-Trent.

Police were called to an incident at Park Hall Avenue in Weston Coyney  at approximately 1.45pm this afternoon (5 June).

Three officers suffered mild smoke inhalation after removing a man from the property.

Fire crews from Longton and Hanley attended, and extinguished the blaze.

The man, in his 50s, was arrested on suspicion of arson with intent to endanger life.

He has been taken to the Royal Stoke University Hospital for treatment.

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