August 4, 2021 News Release

Update on Fire Investigation

On the 14th of May, 2021 at 0226hrs Brockville Fire Department notified the Brockville Police Service of an active structure fire at 12 Centennial Road in the City of Brockville.  A criminal investigation was conducted as the fire was determined to be suspicious.  It was determined that the residence was abandoned, but a squatter had been residing at the dwelling.  It was undetermined at the time of the fire if that person was inside.  It was not until later that evening that the squatter was located a distance away from the fire. 

Investigation that a 46-year-old Cardinal resident was arrested on July 29, 2021 at the Brockville Police Service.  He has been charged with mischief endangering life and will appear in court at a date in the future.