Man arrested on suspicion of arson after house fire in Bakewell

House Fire: Police attend a house in Yeld Road, Bakewell after a suspected arson attack on the property.
House Fire: Police attend a house in Yeld Road, Bakewell after a suspected arson attack on the property.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of arson and burglary following a house fire in Bakewell.

Crews from Matlock and Bakewell were called to the blaze at around 11pm on Monday, November 7.

Fire fighters spent all night tackling the fire at the property on Yeld Road.

Police were called out to cordon off the road and an investigation is currently being carried out.

A 24-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of arson and burglary and is being questioned by police.