Wellington supermarket fire

A large fire has destroyed much of a supermarket in Somerset. Crews were called to the Waitrose building on Wellington High Street just after 6am.

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Man appears in court over supermarket fire

Part of the roof was destroyed in the fire. Credit: ITV News West Country

A man's appeared in court to deny arson after a supermarket in Wellington was left badly damaged by fire.

The roof at the entrance to the Waitrose store collapsed in the blaze on Sunday.

24-year-old Robert Pitman was remanded in custody by Taunton Deane Magistrates. He's due to appear at Taunton Crown Court next month.

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Pictures from the scene of supermarket fire

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PICTURES: Fire destroys large section of Waitrose in Wellington, Somerset: http://t.co/Rgn59To3ge