Essen (dpa / lnw) - After an apartment fire in an apartment building in the Frohnhausen district of Essen, a man was provisionally arrested on suspicion of serious arson.

The fire broke out in his own apartment that night, a police spokeswoman said on Monday.

The fire brigade brought the residents to safety.

The exact number was initially unknown that morning.

It was about six parties, it was said.

There were no injuries.

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