Rugby man charged with arson after flat fire

The fire was in a flat on Carolyn Lane. Photo: Leah Ashby
The fire was in a flat on Carolyn Lane. Photo: Leah Ashby

A Rugby man accused of setting fire to a flat in the town is due to appear in court today (Thursday, July 20).

Three fire engines were needed to put out the fire in Carolyn Lane Court on Blackman Way on Tuesday afternoon.

Matthew Slack, 47, of Blackman Way, was charged with arson with intent/reckless as to whether life was endangered yesterday (Wednesday).

He is due to appear at Warwickshire Magistrates Court today.

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