Man arrested on suspicion of arson after blaze at house in Norton, near Malton

A man was arrested after a house fire near Malton.

By Sarah Fitton
Monday, 7th September 2020, 10:00 am
Updated Monday, 7th September 2020, 10:04 am
Firefighters were called to a blaze in Norton.
Firefighters were called to a blaze in Norton.

Police were called by the fire service just before 3pm on Thursday to reports of a blaze on Eastfield Avenue in Norton.

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Teams from Malton and Pickering fire stations put out flames in a bedroom of the home.

A man in his 20s was arrested on suspicion of arson with intent to endanger life.

Other people in the house were checked over for smoke inhalation.