Burlington male, 59, charged with arson in the Deerhurst Drive fire Sunday afternoon.

Crime 100By Staff

December 1, 2014



A house fire on Deerhurst Drive is being investigated as an arson.

The Halton Regional Police Service is investigating a residential fire that left a number of residents with smoke inhalation after 3 p.m. Sunday afternoon.

At 3:36 p.m. emergency services were called to Deerhurst Drive where residents were forced to flee their residence as a result of a localized fire in an upstairs bedroom. Residents were treated for smoke inhalation by responding EMS personnel.

Due to the circumstances surrounding the nature of the fire, the Arson investigators were called to the scene and have since taken carriage of the investigation.

As a result of a subsequent investigation by police, a 59 year old male resident was charged with Arson – Disregard for Human Life and Arson – Damage to Property contrary to the Criminal Code.


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