Boys aged 11 and 14 arrested on suspicion of arson after flats fire in Northamptonshire

The fire at flats in Dryland Street, Kettering.

The fire at flats in Dryland Street, Kettering.

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Two boys aged 11 and 14 have been arrested on suspicion of arson following a major fire at a block of flats in Kettering.

The arrests were made following the blaze at flats in Dryland Street in Kettering town centre on Monday night.

More than 40 firefighters tackled the blaze and two people were taken to hospital for precautionary checks.

The youngsters, both from Kettering, have been released on police bail pending further enquiries.