A 38-year-old man from Lake has been arrested on suspicion of arson following a fire at a flat in Freshwater this morning (Friday).
As first reported by Island Echo, firefighters were called to Jubilee Close at around 07:30 having received reports of a fire behind the front door of a ground floor flat.
Police have confirmed they were called just 15 minutes later by the fire service.
Officers attended and are making enquiries into the exact circumstances of the fire.
A 38-year-old man from Lake has been arrested on suspicion of arson and he is being questioned at this time.