Arson arrests after Weston-super-Mare seafront fire

PUBLISHED: 11:19 29 April 2015 | UPDATED: 11:19 29 April 2015

Firefighters spent six hours putting the fire out.

Firefighters spent six hours putting the fire out.

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POLICE have made arrests following yesterday's (Tuesday's) fire in Weston-super-Mare.

A 16-year-old boy and a 17-year-old boy were arrested on suspicion of arson.

Emergency services were called at about 4.50pm to flats in Beach Road and firefighters battled for six hours to extinguish the blaze.

Road closures in the area have been lifted this morning (Wednesday).

Anyone with information that can assist the police’s investigation should call 101 and quote reference number 43513/15.

* To see photos from the fire click here, or alternately for video footage, click here.

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