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Netherfield man charged with arson after city centre blaze


Detectives investigating a fire in the car park of a city centre block of flats have charged a suspect.

Emergency services were called to the Litmus Building, in Huntingdon Street, Nottingham, around 3.25am on Monday (April 29).

Two vehicles were destroyed in the blaze and a further car was badly damaged.
Andrew Dmytruk, aged 63, has now been charged with arson with intent to endanger life.

Dmytruk, of Hodgkinson Street, Netherfield, is appeared at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday and was remanded into custody.

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He is due to appear at Nottingham Crown Court on 29 May.

Detective Sergeant Al Prentice, of Nottinghamshire Police, said:

“We have been working intensively over the last two days to investigate what happened and I am pleased we have now been able to charge a suspect.

“Once again I would also like to thank the many firefighters who worked so hard to prevent this blaze from spreading any further.”

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