Girlfriend accused of arson after ‘starting fire in bathroom’

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A woman accused of setting fire to the flat she shared with her boyfriend while he was inside has made her first appearance at court.

Emma Ashburn is alleged to have started a fire in the bathroom of the property on General Street on Wednesday.

Ashburn, 30, of no given address, is charged with arson with intent to endanger life. She was remanded in custody to October 25.