Somerset

Man charged with arson over Waitrose fire in Wellington

  • 22 July 2013
  • From the section Somerset
Waitrose fire, Wellington, Sunday, 21 July
The fire broke out at 06:00 BST on Sunday at the Wellington branch of Waitrose

A man has been charged with arson after a fire at the Waitrose supermarket in Wellington, Somerset.

Robert Pitman, 24, from the town is due to appear before Taunton Deane Magistrates' Court on Tuesday.

Half of the roof at the entrance of the store in the High Street collapsed during the blaze, shortly after 06:00 BST on Sunday.

No-one was injured in the fire. The main building remains closed.

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