Arrest after fire is started in Portsmouth room

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A MAN was arrested after he set fire to a bedroom during a row with a woman at a house in Buckland, Portsmouth.

Police were made aware of what happened at 9.20pm yesterday and called Southsea fire station for assistance.

When firefighters arrived the fire had already been put out. Last night police would not disclose the address of the incident or what the man was arrested for.

A spokeswoman said: ‘We believe it was a domestic situation and a male party has been arrested.’