Emergency services were called to reports of a suspicious fire at a property in Sowerby Road at around 11.08pm on September 13, 2020.
The fire - which was started deliberately - was at the front of the home next to a pen which contained a dog named Patch.
A neighbour attempted to rescue Patch from the pen, but he sadly later died from his injuries.
Two people have now been charged with arson with intent to endanger life and attempted arson with intent to endanger life following consultation with the Crown Prosecution Service.
- Martin Mansley, 52, of Preesall Close, Ashton-On-Ribble, Preston
- Daniel Gardner, 44, of Stargate Drive, Ashton-On-Ribble, Preston
They are due to appear at Preston Magistrates Court on December 16.
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