A 42-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder following an incident in Skegness.
Emergency services attended Firbeck Avenue on Thursday evening, responding to a call reporting a property on fire. We received the call at 10.29pm.
A woman in her 40s was taken to hospital with severe burns. She remains in a critical condition.
Leigh Pateman, of Firbeck Avenue, has been charged and remanded into custody. He is due to appear at a Lincoln Magistrates’ Court hearing, on Monday.
Detective Inspector Tim Wilkinson, of Skegness CID, said: “Our thoughts are with the woman and her family at this time, and we understand that this may come as a shock to people in the town.
“Our officers moved quickly to arrest the suspect and the team have worked diligently to progress the investigation.”