Appeal Following Fire on Percy Street, Middlesbrough

Police are appealing for information following a fire at a house in Middlesbrough.

The fire, which occurred at around 2.50am this morning, Wednesday 21st March, on Percy Street.

Officers are investigating the circumstances surrounding the fire and the exact cause is yet to be established.

Whilst the property was unoccupied at the time, there was someone residing in the property next door. Fortunately no one was injured as a result of the incident.

Anyone with information regarding the fire is asked to contact Detective Constable Lizzie Stubbs from Middlesbrough Operational Crime Team on the non-emergency number 101, quoting event number 049232.