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Man, 20, charged after allegedly setting fire to Hamilton university residence room

On Sunday, a 20-year-old man was charged with arson - disregard for human life in relation to the incident. Global News

Police in Hamilton have charged a 20-year-old for allegedly setting fire to a residence room at McMaster University.

Hamilton police said a fire alarm was reported at Main Street West on Saturday at around 2 p.m. Both firefighters and police officers responded, and no injuries were reported.

However, on Sunday, a 20-year-old man was charged with arson — disregard for human life in relation to the incident.

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Police named the person they arrested as Ruomu Ba.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Srg. Lockley by calling 905-546-3833 or to make an anonymous tip through Crime Stoppers.

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