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Port Elgin House Fire Under Investigation

Saugeen Shores | by Megan Johnson  

A Port Elgin man has been arrested and charged with: Arson, Trespassing and obstructing police

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A house fire in Port Elgin is under Investigation.

During the early morning of December 31, 2019 (12:39 am) emergency services were dispatched to 1040 Century Drive in Port Elgin because of a fire. 

The fire was eventually extinguished after causing extensive damage to the residence says Saugeen Shores Police.

The Office of the Ontario Fire Marshal (OFM) was called to assist with this investigation. It has been determined that fire had been deliberately set.

No one at the residence was injured.

A Port Elgin man has been arrested and charged with: Arson, Trespass by night and obstructing police.

Police have not released the man's name or age but say he was remanded in custody for a bail hearing.

Police are asking the public to contact the Saugeen Shores Police - Criminal Investigations and Drug Unit if one has any information, as this arson is still under investigation. 

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