A woman has been arrested following a fire at an address in Gateshead.
At just after 12pm, on Tuesday, October 14, police received a report of a fire at a home in Eskdale Gardens.
Officers attended the scene where the fire in a bedroom at the property had been extinguished. No-one was injured as a result of it.
A 36-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of attempted arson with intent to endanger life. She is currently helping police with enquiries.
Anyone with information on the incident should contact police on 101, extension 69191, quoting log number 437 14/10/14 or the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.