Police launch investigation into suspicious flat fire
Police are investigating a suspicious fire at a flat in Tadcaster.
It was reported by the fire service at 6.56am on Thursday (16 February) after they had put out the small blaze in the living room of the flat on Grange Avenue.
Fire investigators concluded that it had been started deliberately.
A North Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: “We’re continuing to carry out detailed enquires in and around the flat which appears to have been broken into before the incident.
“Thankfully, the occupant was not home at the time of the incident and no other residents were affected.”
Witnesses or anyone with information that could assist the investigation are asked to make a report via the North Yorkshire Police website or by calling 101.
Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12230029021.