Woman and boy charged with arson after Lowestoft fire

A woman and a teenage boy have been charged with arson with intent to endanger life following a house fire in Suffolk.

A man and his dog managed to escape from the fire on Britten Road, Lowestoft, in the early hours of Monday.

Claire Harris, 32, of Beechwood Gardens, and a 17-year-old boy were arrested on Wednesday.

Both are due to appear at Lowestoft Magistrates' Court later.

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