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Police issue update on investigation into house fire that left two children injured

A man has been released without charge but a woman is still being questioned after a house blaze in which two children were rescued.

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The emergency services were called to the property, in Wharf Road, Kings Norton, on Saturday afternoon.

A three-year-old and a five-year-old were rescued and taken to hospital with injuries that are not believed to be life threatening.

West Midlands Police said: "We've arrested two people after a house fire in Wharf road, Kings Norton on Saturday.

"A 37-year-old man was questioned and released without charge and a 32-year-old woman has been bailed while out enquiries continue."

Forensics teams were at the address over the weekend to establish a cause for the fire.

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