Early-hours blaze rips through flat in Stafford

An early-hours blaze tore through a flat in Stafford, prompting a police investigation.

The fire happened at a flat on Dewsbury Crescent in Stafford. Photo: Google
The fire happened at a flat on Dewsbury Crescent in Stafford. Photo: Google

Emergency services rushed to the scene when the blaze broke out at Dorman House, on Dewsbury Crescent, at around 3.45am on Thursday.

Nobody was injured but the property was left with major fire and smoke damage and police are now launching an appeal for witnesses.

Detective Sergeant Pete Brazendale, of Staffordshire Police's CID, said: "We would like to reassure residents that this would appear to be an isolated incident and the investigation into what happened is on-going.

"If anyone can assist us with any information as to how the fire started, please do get in touch with us."

Contact Staffordshire Police on Facebook, Twitter, or call 101, quoting incident number 092 of December 30.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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