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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