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A man has been charged in connection with a flat fire.
Emergency services were called to Dunblane Road, Ruddington, at 9.35pm on Thursday 12 October after concerns were raised for a man’s safety.
Officers arrived and evacuated a number of residents after flames were seen coming from a first-floor flat.
No-one was injured and the blaze was put out by firefighters.
A suspect was arrested at the scene and taken into custody.
Stephen Pritchard, of Dunblane Road, Ruddington, has been charged with arson with recklessness as to whether life was endangered.
The 32-year-old appeared at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court on Saturday (14 October) and was remanded in custody.
He is next due to appear at Nottingham Crown Court on 6 November 2023.
Detective Inspector Simon Harrison, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “This was a serious incident that could have had terrible consequences for everyone involved.
“I am pleased we have now been able to charge a suspect in this case and am thankful that nobody was injured.”
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