Neighbour saves woman from suspicious house fire

A HEROIC neighbour has saved a Gosberton woman from a suspicious house fire.

The 39-year-old woman was rescued from the property in Cawood Lane by a neighbour using a ladder.

The fire was reported at 9.30am today (Thursday) and is being treated as suspicious.

A 41-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of arson and is currently helping police with their enquiries.

The woman was taken to Boston’s Pilgrim Hospital, but a police spokesman said her injuries are not meant to be serious.

Severe damage was caused by fire to the front door and porch, while smoke severely damaged the remainder of the property.