Belleville man faces arson charge after fire lit outside local home: police

A 25-year-old man from Belleville was arrested over the weekend after attempting to set a house on fire, local police say.

Officers responded to a call at a Victoria Avenue home at 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

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According to police, a fire had been intentionally set outside the doors of the home but the blaze extinguished quickly.

The 25-year-old was arrested nearby and charged with one count of arson.

He is scheduled to appear at a bail hearing Monday.

 

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