Man charged with ’Burg arson


A local man is facing charges following a fire Saturday in Wallaceburg.

Fire broke out at a building on Wills Street Saturday night shortly before 10 p.m.

Firefighters put out the blaze and declared the cause as arson.

The incident was turned over to the Chatham-Kent Police Service’s criminal investigation branch.

Investigators identified a suspect, and a warrant was issued for his arrest.

On Wednesday, police arrested a 44-year-old Chatham-Kent man in Wallaceburg.

He is charged with arson – disregard for human life.


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