Woman charged with arson following Northampton flat fire, say police

Four fire engines were called to the flat fire in Far Cotton.
Four fire engines were called to the flat fire in Far Cotton.

A 57-year-old woman has been arrested in connection to a major fire in a Northampton flat over the weekend.

She has been charged with arson with intent in connection with a blaze at an apartment block at West Cotton Close, Far Cotton.

Four fire engines and over a dozen firefighters were called out on Saturday (August 19) after a 999 call was made shortly after 9am.