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Man charged following fire at Tamworth hospital

Police were called to the hospital on Monday night. Credit: @MaxQuizzing

A man has been arrested and charged in connection with a fire at a hospital in Tamworth.

43-year-old Zoltan Rozsa, of no fixed address, has been charged with arson with intent/reckless as to whether life was endangered.

Police were called at 9.15pm to the George Bryan Medical Centre on Plantation Lane, Mile Oak, Tamworth on Monday (11 February).

Around 50 firefighters from Staffordshire, West Midlands and Warwickshire fire services were deployed to the scene.

20 occupants and staff were evacuated and there were no reports of casualties.

Patients were transferred to other local medical centres.

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We recognise this was a traumatic and distressing event for all involved and we will now ensure that all those affected receive whatever help and care they need to support their emotional well-being."

– Neil Carr, Chief Executive of the trust

Rozsa is due to appear at North Staffordshire Justice Centre today (Friday 15 February).