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Windsor, N.S. man arrested, charged after alleged Avon Street arson: RCMP

Nova Scotia RCMP have arrested a 56-year-old man in connection with an alleged arson. File/ Global News

Nova Scotia RCMP have charged a man in connection with an alleged arson on Avon St. in Windsor, N.S. on Saturday.

Police say that at 1:34 p.m., officers responded to the scene, while the Windsor Fire Department and Brooklyn Volunteer Fire Department also responded and extinguished the fire.

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Three occupants were in the residence at the time the fire started but managed to get out and call 911. No one was injured.

RCMP say that as a result of their investigation, they have determined the fire was started by one of the three occupants who had escaped the fire, a 56-year-old man from Windsor, N.S., who was arrested without incident.

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Police says the man faces a charge of arson with disregard for human life and is scheduled to appear in Windsor Provincial Court on November 27 at 10 a.m.

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Anyone with information about the arson is asked to contact RCMP at 902-798-2207 or to call Crime Stoppers.

 

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