Teen arrested in arson enquiry

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A TEENAGER has been arrested on suspicion of arson after a large blaze in a disused industrial unit.

Four crews were called to Larbreck Avenue, Elswick, near Wesham, at 6.34pm on Sunday, after reports a fire had started in a unit on an industrial estate.

A 15-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of arson on Sunday and remained in police custody yesterday.

Crews including 10 firefighters with breathing apparatus, two hose reels and jets, and an aerial ladder platform tackled the blaze over several hours to get it under control.

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