Two women in their twenties have been arrested following a flat fire in Walkers Heath last night (Tuesday 30th June).

Fire, police and ambulance services attended the incident in Arrow Walk at around 9.30pm.

Two women, aged 26 and 27, received medical treatment at the scene before being arrested and transferred in to police custody.

The women, residents of the flat, are being questioned on suspicion of arson with intent to endanger life.

A West Midlands Police spokeswoman said that nobody else was injured in the fire and no other properties caught light.

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