Step-father arrested after fatal fire

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A 37-year-old Wakefield man has been arrested in relation to a fire that killed a toddler on Friday.

The two-year-old girl, Isobel June Dobson, died after being trapped in a burning van at Hessle Farm, Wragby, at 5.30pm.

The fire is being treated as suspicious and enquires are ongoing. The man is being held in custody.

Police said two barns and a van parked nearby were on fire.

Isobel’s step-father and step-sister, aged one, were taken to Pinderfields Hospital but have been discharged. See this week’s Express for more on this story and add your tributes below.