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Woman charged with arson

A 52 year old woman has been charged with 'arson with intent to endanger life' after allegedly setting her own home alight in Kendal.

Around 10 residents in nearby flats were evacuated on Friday evening during attempts to put out the fire.

Woman due in court charged with arson

Police say a 52 year old woman will appear in court at Kendal tomorrow charged with 'arson with intent to endanger life'.

Sheila Greaves, of Marvic Court, was arrested after allegedly setting her own flat alight in the centre of the town.

She's being kept in police custody until her court appearance.

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