Men charged after east Belfast flat fire

The apartment damaged in the fire at The Mount in East Belfast
The apartment damaged in the fire at The Mount in East Belfast

Two men are expected to appear at Belfast Magistrates court on Monday in connection with a fire at a flat in The Mount area of east Belfast in the early hours of Saturday.

A 32-year-old man has been charged with arson with intent to endanger life and two counts of burglary.

And a second man, aged 20-years, was arrested in connection with an the incident on the afternoon of October 3 and has been charged with arson with intent to endanger life, burglary and two counts of burglary with intent to cause unlawful damage.

Meanwhile an 18-year-old woman was also arrested on the evening of October 3 on suspicion of burglary.

She was later released pending a report to the PPS.