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Northampton residents evacuated in suspected arson at flats

  • 5-5-2013

Sixteen people were led to safety during a suspected arson attack on a block of flats in Northampton.

Newspapers in a stairwell of a four-storey block in Beckets View were set alight in the early hours.

Firefighters used breathing apparatus to help residents get out of the building.

The fire service said the stairwell and surrounding areas had been damaged by smoke and police are carrying out inquiries.

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