Shropshire

Man, 18, remanded on Shrewsbury arson charge

A man charged with arson with intent to endanger life over a fire in Shrewsbury has been remanded in custody over the Christmas period.

The 18-year-old man was charged over a fire in Reedham Road on the Herongate estate at about 2300 GMT on 1 December.

Police said he was granted bail by magistrates but the Crown Prosecution Service has appealed against the decision.

The man is due at Shrewsbury Crown Court on 30 December.

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