An investigation's underway after a suspected arson attack at a flat in Wigan, critically injuring two people. Fire crews were called to Redbrook Road in Ince last night shortly after 9pm.
A 24-year-old woman and a 44-year-old man are in hospital for treatment to serious burns. Click here for more.
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