A man has been arrested on suspicion of arson after seven people were forced to flee a house blaze on Teesside.
Four adults and three children escaped the fire at the property in Kingston Road, Stockton, on Friday.
Police said an initial investigation suggested a flammable liquid had been thrown at the house.
A Cleveland force spokeswoman said a 25-year-old man had been arrested on suspicion of arson with intent to endanger life and later bailed.
Inquiries are continuing.