A man has been arrested on suspicion of arson after another man was rescued from a burning house by firefighters.
The rescued man was helped from the property in Leicester Road, Countesthorpe, and taken to hospital after the alarm was raised at 8.25pm yesterday.
Police arrested a 40-year-old man from Leicester at the scene of the blaze.
The rescued man was taken to Leicester Royal Infirmary but later discharged.
A Leicestershire Police spokeswoman said: “Police were called at 8.34pm yesterday (Tuesday 13 October) by Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service reporting their attendance to a fire at an address on Leicester Road in Countesthorpe.
“Officers attended the scene along with
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