Block of flats evacuated in Stockport in suspected arson attack

    Photo Credit - Manchester Evening News

    A block of flats in Stockport was evacuated due to a suspected arson attack.

    Around 20 people were forced to flee the three-storey building on Woodlands Drive in Offerton on Thursday evening, 11 January.

    When crews arrived at the scene they found a fire burning inside a first floor flat.

    The cause of the fire is thought to be deliberate and a police investigation is underway.

    Nobody was injured during the incident.

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