Woman charged after Clay Cross flat blaze

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News from the courts...

A woman has been charged with arson with intent to endanger life after a fire at a flat in Clay Cross.

Emergency services were called to Meadow Road in the Holmgate area shortly before 11pm on Wednesday.

Kelly Clayton, 28, of Birdholme Crescent, Chesterfield, was arrested in the early hours of Thursday morning and later charged with arson with intent to endanger life.

She appeared at Chesterfield magistrates court this morning and was remanded in custody.

She will next appear at Derby Crown Court on Friday, May 15.