Police probe flat fire

DETECTIVES are investigating a mystery fire at a block of flats at the weekend. Firefighters from Biggleswade, Potton and Sandy were called to the ground floor flat in Winston Crescent, Biggleswade, in the early hours of Saturday morning. Four firefighter

DETECTIVES are investigating a mystery fire at a block of flats at the weekend.

Firefighters from Biggleswade, Potton and Sandy were called to the ground floor flat in Winston Crescent, Biggleswade, in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Four firefighters wearing breathing apparatus went into the building after reports that a woman was inside.

A neighbour who smashed his way into the flat was also taken to hospital with cuts and later released after treatment.

Police say a man was arrested in connection with the incident and later charged with arson and endangering life.

He was released on bail pending further inquiries on condition he lives at his parents' home in Biggleswade.