A man has been charged with arson and is set to appear in court following a Teesside house fire on Monday.

A 33-year-old man will appear at Teesside Magistrates Court today (October 4) after being charged with arson with intent to endanger life.

This comes after a house fire on Dalcross Court, Hemlington, at around 7.15am on Monday (September 2).

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Cleveland Police confirmed they were called to the fire and all residents were safely evacuated while emergency services worked at the scene.

A Cleveland Fire Brigade (CFB) spokesperson said three fire appliances from Thornaby and Coulby Newham attended the scene.

They reported that the fire caused 80 per cent fire, heat and smoke damage to the property and that all occupants had been accounted for.

The blaze was brought under control by CFB just before 9.15 am.

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The spokesperson added: "Investigations will begin as per usual procedure."

In a statement, a Cleveland Police spokesperson said: "Police were called to a house fire on Dalcross Court, Hemlington just before 7.15am.

"Occupants of the address and neighbouring properties were safely evacuated so emergency services could deal with the situation. 

"Enquiries into the incident are underway and we would appeal for anyone with information, doorbell/dashcam or CCTV footage to get contact Cleveland Police on the 101 number quoting ref 196439.

“If you don’t want to speak to police you can pass information anonymously to www.crimestoppers-uk.org or phone them on 0800 555 111.”

A fundraiser has been set up to help a mother and her family who have been heavily affected by the blaze.

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The fundraising page, set up by Jade OBrien, said the mum-of-five had "lost everything" after a house on the street was set on fire.

It asked if anyone could give money to help the mother and her newborn baby and children aged 14, 13, 10, 7.

Ms O'Brien called the incident "anyone's worst nightmare" and said she would be grateful for any donation.