(CENTRAL HURON, ON) - Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged a Bluewater resident with arson in relation to a car fire that took place in Auburn over the weekend.
On Friday, December 13, 2019 at approximately 7:30 p.m. Huron County OPP and North Huron Fire Department responded to Goderich Street in Auburn after receiving a call about a fully engulfed car fire.
Fire fighters were able to extinguish the car fire before it spread to a nearby home however the compact car was completely destroyed by fire. An investigation by police and fire personnel determined the fire had been intentionally set.
Approximately two hours later, police located and arrested the suspect without incident. Quaid CRAWFORD, 29 years of age, from Bluewater has been charged with Arson. He has since been released from custody with a court appearance scheduled for January 6, 2020 at the Ontario Court of Justice - Goderich.