An elderly Priest says he's thankful to still be alive after an arson attack at his house.
Father Patrick McKenna was asleep when the fire was started on the ground floor.
The 68 year-old was woken by the smoke alarms and escaped through his bedroom window before heroically trying to put the fire out.
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Kerrie brings you Saturday night's forecast for the Tyne Tees region
North Yorkshire Police say they have arrested 41 people in the first nine days of this year's drink and drug driving campaign.
Gusty winds over hills. Mainly dry with a cooler night ahead