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UPDATE: Charges laid – Fire at Battersea general store under investigation

UPDATE (Jul. 24, 2021): Charges have now been laid after a structure fire at the general store/apartment building on Battersea Road in Battersea which occurred around 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Jun. 22, 2021. According to a release from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the residential side of the building was

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Two dead in Amherstview fire

OPP are now confirming that two people are dead following a fire at an apartment complex in Amherstview. Loyalist Fire responded to the three-story apartment building at the corner of Manitou Cres W and Murray Pl shortly before 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 4th, 2020 following a report of heavy

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Update: Suspect in Ford Street assaults facing multiple charges

Update (Friday, Sept. 25, 2020) Kingstonist has learned the identity of the suspect involved in the serious assault and subsequent standoff on Ford Street, which took place on Wednesday, Sept 23, 2020. According to witnesses on the scene and subsequent follow up investigation, the suspect behind the incident is Mitchell

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Harrowsmith man arrested for arson

A fire that occurred in a Harrowsmith residence over the weekend has been ruled an arson, and one man is currently facing charges, according to the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP). The fire broke out sometime just before 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, Apr. 25, 2020. Members of the Frontenac Detachment of

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Garage fire results in arson charges for Amhestview man

A small garage fire in Amherstview has led to multiple charges for a local man, including arson and mischief endangering life. Both the Lennox and Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and Loyalist Township Fire Services responded to the fire at an Amherstview residence on Manitou

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Kingston woman charged with arson following fire at Knights Inn

A local woman has been arrested and charged following the fire at the Knights Inn motel on Princess Street yesterday. According to Kingston Police, the fire at the midtown motel was reported at approximately 10:35 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020. Police responded to the scene with Kingston Fire and

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Kingston man arrested for arson following truck fire at Seven Oaks Motel

Kingston Police responded to a call regarding a suspicious vehicle fire at a west end motel, resulting in the arrest and charging of a local man. Police were called to the Seven Oaks Motel at approximately 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. There, Kingston Fire and Rescue had already

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Man wanted for arson after throwing Molotov cocktails arrested

A 60-year-old Kingston man wanted for arson after an incident in late September has now been arrested, according to Kingston Police. At approximately 3 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 28, 2018, the accused man was caught on video at the rear of a housing complex on Montreal Street. The man lit

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Police seek tips regarding woman wanted for arson

Kingston Police have released the above image of a woman involved in an arson case hoping members of the public may be able to provide information. The incident the woman was involved in began in Belleville on Friday, Jun. 1, 2018. At approximately 1 a.m., a male driver was approached

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Woman arrested, charged with arson following fire behind downtown strip mall

Kingston Police have arrested and charged a 40-year-old local woman after a fire broke out behind the strip mall located at Division and Concession Streets. Kingston Fire and Rescue responded to the fire, and, after determining it was deliberately set, contact Kingston Police on the morning of Sunday, Jul. 15,

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