Hearing date for arson accused

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A MAN accused of deliberately starting a fire at a home in Holbeach will appear before magistrates on Friday.

Richard Parsons (20), of Albert Walk, faces one count of arson and another of arson with intent to endanger life following a fire in the early hours of the morning last Wednesday.

Parsons, who has not been granted bail, will appear at Grantham Magistrates’ Court on Friday for a pre-trial hearing.

The blaze in Albert Walk was one of three unrelated incidents in South Holland in 24 hours.