Woman Arrested in Connection with Hope Street Fire

A woman has been arrested following a fire at a derelict property in Hanley last Thursday night.

Police were called at 10.30pm on Thursday 5 August to Hope Street following reports of a fire.

The woman, a 47-year-old of no fixed address, was arrested on suspicion of arson with intent to endanger life.

She has been released under investigation while enquiries continue.

The woman who was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham is no longer in a critical condition but remains in hospital.

Anyone with any information should message Staffordshire Police on Facebook or Twitter quoting incident number 718 of 5 August, call 101 or alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Tony Walley
Tony Walley
News & Sport Editor

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