Block of flats evacuated in Stockport in suspected arson attack

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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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