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Detectives are investigating a house fire which prompted an emergency evacuation in the early hours of this morning (2 February).
Police were called to support the fire service following the incident at the College Court flats in Northcliffe Road, Bognor Regis, at around 4.36am.
The occupants from all affected flats were safely evacuated to nearby Butlins with the assistance of the local authority. No injuries were reported.
The cause of the fire is being treated as arson with intent to endanger life and an investigation is underway to establish the exact circumstances of what happened.
Forensics investigators have been deployed to the scene and officers are continuing to conduct house-to-house enquiries at this time.
Anyone who witnessed anything suspicious in the area around that time, or anyone who captured what happened on CCTV, mobile or doorbell footage, is urged to report it online or via 101, quoting serial 157 of 02/02.
You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or report it online.