Man charged in Ottawa rooming house fire

OTTAWA — Police in Ottawa allege a man deliberately set fire to his room at a rooming house.

They say he warned others about the early Monday morning fire before leaving.

No casualties were reported.

Officers were able to find and arrest a 27-year-old man shortly after.

He is charged with causing a fire with disregard for human life.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Dec 21, 2020.

The Canadian Press