A woman has been charged with arson following a house fire in Newcastle.
At just after 2.30pm, on Thursday, April 10, police received a report from the fire and rescue service of a house fire at an address on Elmfield Road, in Throckley.
Officers attended the scene. No-one was injured as a result of the fire.
Donna Blackmore, 42, of Elmfield Road, Newcastle, has been charged with arson. She will appear before Newcastle Magistrates’ Court today, Friday, April 11.