A man has been arrested on suspicion of arson after ground floor flat fire in Woolwich. 

35 firefighters and police were called to Frances Street at 10.10am this morning to reports of a person trapped inside a property that was on fire.

A 21-year-old female escaped from the property and was seen to by LAS who deemed her injuries non-life-threatening and non-life-changing.

A man has now been arrested on Brewery Street on suspicion of arson. 

Witnesses on Facebook said that they saw a man held down on the ground by Police. 

The man has been taken to a south London police station where he remains at this time.

Enquiries continue.