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Three arrests made in connection with suspicious fire in Yarmouth

All of the suspects are from Yarmouth and police do not believe the arson was random.
All of the suspects are from Yarmouth and police do not believe the arson was random. File/Global News

Two men and a woman are facing charges in connection with a suspicious fire in Yarmouth last week.

Nova Scotia RCMP say the fire at an apartment building along Argyle Street happened around 8:45 p.m. on Nov. 15.

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Investigators believe the fire was intentionally set outside the building with six residents inside.

The three suspects were arrested on Wednesday and police executed a search warrant at one of their homes.

Nathan R. Thorburne, 27, was remanded and was scheduled to appear in court Thursday. A 21-year-old man and 31-year-old woman were released and will appear in court at a later date.

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They face charges of arson – disregard for human life and criminal harassment.

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All of the suspects are from Yarmouth and police do not believe the arson was random.

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