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Third man arrested in connection with New Ferry explosion

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A third man has been arrested in connection with an explosion on the Wirral.

Several buildings collapsed in the explosion in New Ferry, Wirral, on Saturday March 25th.

A 65 year-old man from Cheshire has been arrested on suspicion of conspiring to commit arson with intent/reckless as to whether life was endangered and an offence under the Fraud Act 2006.

He will be questioned by detectives today.