Police investigate fire which put one man in hospital

PUBLISHED: 18:00 02 February 2017

Fire crews responded to a call on Oxford Street, Weston-super-Mare.

Fire crews responded to a call on Oxford Street, Weston-super-Mare.

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A 46-year-old man was taken to hospital following a fire in Weston-super-Mare town centre which is believed to have been started deliberately.

Two fire crews were called to a top-floor flat fire in Oxford Street on Monday afternoon.

An ambulance was also called and it took the man to Weston General Hospital.

Crews were able to put out the fire and ventilate the flat.

The case has now been handed over to Avon and Somerset Constabulary to investigate.

A spokesman from the police said: “We are investigating the circumstances of the fire.

“Enquiries are still ongoing.”

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