DETECTIVES are probing a suspected arson attack after a fire tore through a Badbury Park home.

Firefighters were called to Wincombe Road shortly before 3.20am on Monday morning to reports of a fire on the first floor of a two-storey house. 

A man was treated at the scene by paramedics. It is understood he was taken to hospital.

A spokeswoman for Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service said: “The 
fire is believed to have been started deliberately and we are working with police to determine the cause.”

Police said that enquiries were continuing. No arrests have yet been made.