Man bailed after fire which hurt gran

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A MAN has been bailed following a suspected arson attack which saw a gran needing hospital treatment.

The 71-year-old fell down the stairs as she and her granddaughter tried to flee their burning house in Manor View East, Concord, Washington, in the early hours of Friday.

A 27-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of arson and has now been released on bail pending further inquiries.

Anyone who witnessed the fire or has information, is asked to contact police on 101.