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Woman charged with arson following fire at Lancashire Premier Inn

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Woman charged with arson following fire at Lancashire Premier Inn

A woman has been charged with two counts of arson with intent to endanger life following a fire at a Premier Inn in Lancashire on Wednesday 10 October. 

Fire crews were called to the hotel in Queen Victoria Road, Burnley shortly after 5am following reports of a blaze in a ground floor room.

Guests and staff were evacuated and Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service confirmed that no one was injured.

Linda Ingham, of Nelson, Lancashire, has since been charged with two counts of arson with intent to endanger life. She is due to appear before Blackburn Magistrates’ Court today.

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