Kent

Teenage boy charged with house arson in Dartford

A 17-year-old boy has been charged with arson following a house fire in Dartford in Kent.

Police were called by Kent Fire and Rescue Service on Thursday to the fire, in Elm Road, which is believed to have started in the living room.

Kent Police said the boy, from the Dartford area, had been charged with arson with intent to endanger life and burglary.

A 14-year-old who was also arrested has been bailed until December.

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