Arson charge laid in connection with Bell Island house fire
Bell Island RCMP have arrested a 46-year-old man in connection with a fire that damaged a home early Saturday morning.
In a statement, police said the man faces charges of break and entry into a residence as well as arson.
A house on Fourth Street sustained significant damage.
No one was injured, but a family pet perished in the fire.
Police said the suspect is scheduled to appear in court Sunday morning.