Suspected arson attack in Queenstown Road, Battersea - Lighter fluid found near house fire

The London Fire Brigade attended

The London Fire Brigade attended

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Wandsworth Guardian: Photograph of the Author by , Chief Reporter

The London Fire Brigade were called out to a suspected attempted arson on a house last night.

They were called out at about midnight to the incident in Queenstown Road, Battersea.

There was evidence someone had tried to start a fire with lighter fluid thrown on the front door.

One of the residents said they saw a flash but there was no physical evidence a fire had taken place.

Fire fighters found a can of lighter fluid outside the house. Police attended.

A spokesman for Wandsworth Police said: "The call was made in good faith but there was no fire and no damage."

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