Two arrests after suspected arson at Great Yarmouth home
- Credit: James Weeds
Two arrests have been made following a suspected arson incident at a flat in Great Yarmouth.
Police were called to a flat at Portland Court in Southtown at 9.20pm on Monday, February 21, following reports of a fire.
Two men in their 50s were taken to James Paget University Hospital for smoke inhalation.
A fire investigation team attended with police and a seal was then put in place.
Norfolk Police say two men have been arrested on suspicion of arson and taken to Great Yarmouth Police Investigation Centre for questioning.
A spokesperson from Norfolk Fire and Rescue said: "Four appliances from Great Yarmouth, Gorleston and Martham attended a domestic building fire on Portland Court.
"Crews wearing breathing apparatus used hose reel jets to extinguish the fire. "
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The stop message was received at 10.08pm.
An East of England Ambulance Service spokesperson said: "Two ambulances attended a fire in a property in Portland Court in Great Yarmouth just after 9.30pm yesterday.
"Two adult men were transported to the James Paget Hospital for treatment for smoke inhalation.”