A MAN has been charged with arson with intent to endanger life after a fire devastated a Crumlin crisp factory.

The 30-year-old Abertillery man was charged after being arrested yesterday.

More than 50 firefighters tackled the fire at the Real Crisps plant on the Pen-y-fan industrial estate.

Gwent Police said the man from will appear before Caerphilly magistrates on tomorrow.