Whitley house fire: Man charged with arson

Eden Grove house fire
Image caption Police evacuated three other houses in the street, with residents having to spend the night with family or friends

A man has been charged with arson with intent to endanger life following a Wiltshire house fire.

The fire started at about 03:30 GMT on Saturday in a row of terraced houses on Eden Grove in Whitley, near Melksham.

Wiltshire Police said "extensive damage" was caused to number 32, with the fire spreading to next door. No-one was injured in the fire.

A 57-year-old man who lived at the property will appear at Swindon Magistrate's Court on Monday.

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