Teenager on Freckleton fire charge appears in court

A 19-year-old man has appeared in court accused of the murders of four siblings after a fire in Lancashire.

Dyson Allen was remanded in custody until December 17 when he will appear at Preston Crown Court.

Reece Smith, 19, his twin sisters, Holly and Ella, 4, and their two-year-old brother Jordan died after a blaze swept through their home in Freckleton on January 7.

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Freckleton Fire Charge

Police investigating the death of four members of the same family in a fire have charged a man with four counts of murder.