Residents had a lucky escape after they and their home survived an arson attack.

Sussex Police are investigating an arson attack on a flat in Berkshire Court, Goring at 10pm on Tuesday December 4.

It is thought the property’s front door was deliberately set alight but fortunately the blaze was put out before causing any serious damage.

Anyone with information is asked to call Sussex Police on 101 quoting serial 1603 of 04/12.