Three schoolboys have been arrested on suspicion of starting the fire which destroyed the former home of the Cadbury family in Birmingham.
Northfield Manor House was torched in an arson attack on Wednesday night.
The boys aged 12, 14 and 15 were questioned yesterday evening and have now been released on bail.
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Rescue teams arrived at the scene to find the two men standing on top of their car roof.
Rain and low cloud will clear to the south leaving a dry night with light winds.
Winds to ease through the evening allowing temperatures to fall steadily with a widespread frost developing.