Rochdale scrapyard fire: Two 12-year-olds arrested

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Fire crews remained on the scene for the duration of Sunday

Two 12-365 days-olds delight in been arrested on suspicion of arson after a fire at a scrapyard.

Crews had been called to the blaze engaging 30 automobiles at an industrial yard off Corporation Avenue in Rochdale at 19: 10 BST on Saturday.

A person changed into as soon as taken to hospital as a precaution but he has since been discharged, police said.

A boy and girl, each and each former 12, had been arrested and delight in been released beneath investigation.

Higher Manchester Fire and Rescue Carrier said the blaze had been extinguished but crews remained on the scene to get hang of obvious there delight in been no extra flare-ups.

“There may be composed a little bit of smoke within the air so I would composed query nearby residents to retain their homes’ windows and doors closed,” said dwelling supervisor Andy Hardman.

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