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Man charged after vehicle is set on fire in Carlton


A 36-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of arson with intent to endanger life after a vehicle fire in Carlton.

Officers from Nottinghamshire Police were called just before 5.30am on Saturday (18 April) to a report of a car on fire in Claygate.

The car was parked in a driveway and the fire spread to a house. No one was injured in the incident.

Police have now made an arrest following a vehicle fire in Carlton

Karl Holm, 36 of Cottage Meadow, Colwick has been charged with arson with recklessness as to whether life was endangered.

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He was also charged with criminal damage relating to an incident in November 2019, as well as driving whilst disqualified and driving without insurance.

He will be appearing via a live link at Nottingham Magistrates today on (April 20, 2020).

Detective Sergeant Lauren Morgan said: “We would like to thank both Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Fire Investigation Officers, who worked tirelessly this weekend. They did a fantastic job and we are pleased with the result.”

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