Teenager arrested over top-floor fire at tower block

The scene after the fire at High Coats
An investigation into the cause of the fire is under way [BBC]

A teenager has been arrested in connection with a fire at a tower block in Coatbridge that left six people injured.

Six fire engines were called to the incident at the High Coats flats shortly after 13:30 on Monday.

Crews spent several hours extinguishing the flames in the top-floor property.

Police Scotland said a 17-year-old boy was arrested over the blaze, but an investigation is ongoing.