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40 Year-Old Male Facing Arson Charges

Thu November 7, 2013

At 4:46am the Saint John Police Force (SJPF) was dispatched to Dever Road, West Saint John, for the report of a structure fire.  

When members arrived they noticed a back building on a property that was engulfed in flames.  The Saint John Fire Department was dispatched and controlled this fire.  There were no injuries reported and the cause of the fire has yet to be determined.

The Saint John Police Force’s Major Crime unit along with the Saint John Fire Department are currently investigating.

UPDATE:

The cause of this fire was determined to be an act of arson. A 40 year old male, has been arrested and will be appearing in provincial court this afternoon facing Arson charges in connection with this fire and also the fire on Dever Road on October 22, 2013.