Teenagers arrested after blaze at Sunderland house

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TWO teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of arson after a house blaze.

A 17-year-old and a 19-year-old were arrested following the fire, shortly before 5.30am on Saturday morning in Shap Court, Doxford Park.

The two-storey terrace house was smoke damaged, and a spokesman for the fire service said the living room was damaged by a blaze.

Three fire appliances from North Moor fire station tackled the blaze.

No one was injured in the fire.

Extra officers have been patrolling the area.

Anyone with information is asked to on the non-emergency number 101.