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Waterloo Regional Police make arrest in connection with 30-minute arson spree in Cambridge

A man in handcuffs. Pixabay File

Waterloo Regional Police say they have arrested a 22-year-old man in connection with a string of arsons that occurred in Cambridge earlier this month.

Police reported that four fires occurred within a 30-minute window in the early morning hours of Aug. 10.

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They say garbage cans and dumpsters were lit on fire in businesses along Franklin Boulevard in Cambridge.

All of the fires were extinguished by the Cambridge Fire Department.

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Police say a Cambridge man is facing several charges including arson, theft, mischief and break and enter and commit.

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They did not say how the theft charges related to the case.

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