Manchester

Man charged with arson following Heywood apartment fire

A 35-year-old man has been charged with arson following a fire at an apartment block in Greater Manchester.

Daniel Byrom, of High Street, Heywood, was charged with arson with intent to endanger life. He will appear at Bury Magistrates' Court later.

Fire crews were called to the apartments on High Street at about 22:50 GMT on 13 January.

Several people, including a woman and her six-month-old baby were treated for the effects of breathing in smoke.

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