Attempted murder arrest following fire

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A Brighton man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following a fire at a home.

Police said a fire broke out at a property in Cotswold Close, in Crawley, just before 3am on Wednesday (June 21).

Officers were able to put out the fire using a fire extinguisher.

Police said some of the occupants were injured and rushed to hospital for treatment.

An investigation has begun surrounding the circumstances of the fire, officers added.

A 23-year-old man, from Brighton, was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and remains in custody for questioning.

Any with any information is asked to contact police by emailing 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk quoting Operation Yale.

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