Man appears at Lincoln Crown Court after flat fire

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A man has appeared at Lincoln Crown Court today (Friday) following a fire on New Year’s Day.

James Francis, 28, of Abbey Road, Bourne, is charged with arson with intent to endanger lives. He was again remanded in custody until the next hearing, which will be on March 28.

It follows a flat fire above a hairdressers in Abbey Road, Bourne, at 3.30am on January 1.

The fire caused severe damage to the bedroom and smoke damage to the top floor of the building.