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On December 31, 2019 at 12:39 a.m. emergency services were dispatched to an address on Century Drive in Port Elgin concerning a working fire. In a Saugeen Shores Police media release, officers arrived on the scene with Saugeen Shores Fire and ensured that all occupants had been removed from the home. The fire was eventually extinguished after causing extensive damage to the residence.

The Office of the Ontario Fire Marshal (OFM) was called to assist with the investigation and it has been determined that the fire was deliberately set. A Port Elgin man has been arrested and charged with Arson, Trespass by night, Obstructing police. He was remanded in custody for a bail hearing.

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