Bridlington cannabis grow causes blaze

A cannabis plant.
A cannabis plant.

Two people have been arrested on suspicion of cultivating drugs after a cannabis grow operation went awry last night.

Fire fighters were called to St Martins Grove, Midway Avenue last night at 11:48pm, after equipment used to heat a cannabis growing operation caused a bedroom to catch fire.

Humberside Police were called to the scene at 12.10am where they arrested two people.

A police spokesperson said: “We have two people in custody, a 29-year-old Bridlington man and a 22-year-old Bridlington woman and Crime Scene Investigation have attended.

“They were arrested on suspicion of cultivating drugs.”

Humberside Fire and Rescue are now investigating the incident.