Pensioner arrested on suspicion of starting blaze in Sheffield apartment

Severn Court, Broomhill
Severn Court, Broomhill

A pensioner is under arrest this morning on suspicion of starting a fire in a Sheffield apartment.

The fire in Severn Court, Severn Road, Broomhill, was discovered shortly before midnight.

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The occupants inside the flat were not injured.

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A 73-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of arson and remains in police custody this morning.

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The blaze was dealt with by firefighters.