No Charges following Arson Teen Arrest in Shanklin

seven rescued after arson attack in shanklin block of flats

A teenager who was arrested by Police on suspicion of arson following a fire in Shanklin in February has been told he is no longer under investigation. The 18 year old was arrested by Police after

Forty Fire fighters spent most of the night with specialist aerial ladder platform tackling the blaze that broke out in the early hours of the morning in a block of flats on Victoria Avenue
Fire ripped through the property and seven people had to be treated by medics with some being left homeless as a result of the blaze. A second man a 39 year old who is understood to have been treated for smoke inhalation remains on bail on suspicion of the arson attack.