The Brockville Fire Department along with the Brockville Police Service responded to a working fire at 61 Bartholomew St. The roof of the residence was being replaced and the fire started shortly after workers finished for the day. Brockville Fire worked for several hours to control and extinguish the blaze. There were no injuries reported and the residents were provided with alternative lodging.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation, but it is not believed to be criminal in nature.
A 35 year old male and a 19 year old female were arrested for theft after they left Wal-Mart with a grocery cart full of camping equipment valued at $600. Both parties were charged with theft and released with a future court date.