British police arrest man in Staffordshire medical centre fire

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Emergency vehicles are seen following a large fire inside the George Bryan Centre at the Robert Peel Hospital in Tamworth

Emergency vehicles are seen following a large fire inside the George Bryan Centre at the Robert Peel Hospital in Tamworth, Britain, February 11, 2019. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh

(Reuters) - British police said on Monday emergency services in Staffordshire were fighting a fire at the George Bryan Medical Centre in the town of Tamworth and that a man had been arrested on suspicion of arson.

No casualties have been reported as of yet and the centre has been evacuated, Staffordshire Police said in a tweet.

Police later said a 43-year-old man from Tamworth had been detained on suspicion of arson in connection with the fire.


(Reporting by Gaurika Juneja; Editing by Sandra Maler)