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Man charged with arson after Lincoln flat fire

A Lincoln man has been charged with arson with intent to endanger life after a fire at a flat on the Ermine.

Neil Carr, 38, was arrested on the spot on Thursday, March 27, while firefighters attended a call to a fire at Stuart House on Asterby Close.

Photo: Corrie Chapman
Photo: Corrie Chapman

The fire was on the first floor of the building, causing severe damage to the first and second floor of the premises.

Lincolnshire Police then charged Carr with arson with intent to endanger life.

He appeared at Lincoln Magistrates Court on Friday, where he was refused bail.

He is due to appear at Lincoln Crown Court on April 14.