Stoke & Staffordshire

Woman charged with arson over Cheadle bungalow fire

A woman has been charged after a fire affecting two cars spread to a bungalow in Staffordshire.

The 19-year-old woman was charged with arson and assault on Monday night after the fire on Tean Road, Cheadle, in the early hours, police said.

The woman is to appear before magistrates later.

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service said a group of men escaped through the rear of the property as the front door was on fire.

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