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Police are appealing for witnesses aftera house fire in Sunderland.

It happened around 3.15pm on FridayMarch 27 at an address in Byron Street. 

The fire is believed to have been starteddeliberately and is being treated as arson.

Noone was injured in the fire, however,extensive damage has been caused to the property.

Officers are carrying out enquiriesand appealing for anyone with information to contact them.

Any witnesses should ring NorthumbriaPolice on 101 ext 69191 quoting reference 729 270315 or Crimestoppers anonymouslyon 0800 555 111.

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