A 37-year-old man from Chippenham has been arrested for threats to kill, criminal damage and arson with intent to endanger life after a fire in Queen's Square.

He remains in custody at Melskham Police Station.

Police were called to a fire at a first floor flat in Queen’s Square on Saturday evening at approximately 5.30pm.

Three fire crews attended, from Chippenham, Corsham and Malmesbury, and four breathing apparatus wearers used three hose reel jets.

The fire service to ensured that the property and surrounding properties were safe and the fire extinguished.