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London man arrested as police investigate overnight fire

A London police cruiser is shown in London, Ont. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Dave Chidley

Police say a man is in custody concerning an overnight fire.

London, Ont., police say emergency crews responded to reports of a large fire involving multiple vehicles and property outside a building in the 0-100 block of Picton Street overnight.

The London Fire Department was on the scene and extinguished the fires. The damages are estimated at around $160,000.

Occupants of nearby residences were evacuated, and police say there are no reported injuries.

A London man has been arrested, but no charges were announced by police as the investigation is ongoing.

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