Waitrose Wellington fire: Man denies arson
- 23 July 2013
- From the section Somerset
A man has denied arson following a fire at a Somerset supermarket early on Sunday.
Robert Pitman, 24, is accused of setting fire to the Waitrose store in Wellington shortly after 06:00 BST.
Half of the entrance roof at the shop collapsed during the blaze.
Mr Pitman, of High Street, Wellington, entered a not guilty plea at Taunton Deane Magistrates and was remanded in custody to appear before Taunton Crown Court on 19 August.