Police treat house fire as arson
Police believe a fire at a family home which led to
a man and two young children escaping on to a porch roof was
A neighbour then helped rescue the family from the roof of the
two bedroom terraced house in McCudden Road, Dartford.
Police are now asking anyone who overheard an argument between
two men at about 3am on Monday (March 5) to get in touch. The fire
started shortly after that time.
Detective Superintendent Sam Hudson-Gool said: 'We would appeal
to anybody who may have witnessed or heard an argument at an
address in McCudden Road or who may have been involved in an
argument at around that time to get in touch.'
Anyone with information can contact Kent Police on 101
or Kent Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.