Woman remanded after house fire in Jersey

A woman charged with arson has been remanded in custody by Jersey Magistrates' Court.

Julie Brown, 48, of St Helier, is accused of starting a fire at a property on St Aubin's Inner Road on Boxing Day.

She was also charged with assaulting a police officer on the same day.

A States of Jersey Police spokesman said the fire was contained in two areas of the house and dealt with quickly.

Ms Brown will re-appear at the magistrates' court on 18 January.

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