A man has been arrested following a fire that destroyed three homes in Truro.
The 40-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of arson with intent and is currently in police custody awaiting further questioning.
19 elderly and vulnerable people had to be evacuated from their homes as the fire spread in the early hours of Wednesday morning. No-one was hurt and the residents have now been rehoused. One resident told ITV News she was woken to the fire by her dog.
The fire destroyed three homes and damaged two others. 60 firefighters tackled the blaze on Merrifield Close for three hours.