Teen arrested in arson attack

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A TEENAGER is being quizzed by police over a suspected arson attack.

 The 17-year-old was arrested yesterday after a shed fire spread to the roofs of two houses in Fatfield, Washington.

 Emergency services were called to the row of terraced houses at Broadmeadows at about 4.15pm on Monday.

 Fire crews spent more than three hours battling the blaze, which had also spread to a second shed.

 The teenager was arrested on suspicion of arson and is being held in police custody.

 Anyone with any information is asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101 ex 69191.