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Two Lindsay Men Charged With Arson After Fire At Former Northern Plastics Building

KAWARTHA LAKES-Two Lindsay men are facing arson charges after a fire at the former Northern Plastics on St David Street.

On May 5, 2021 at 11:30pm the City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service received a report of a fire located at a build on St David in Lindsay.

Police say officers attended and observed smoke coming from the building, Kawartha Lakes Fire and Rescue responded and extinguished the fire. They determined the fire was suspicious and an investigation was launched according to officials.

On May 6th, Kawartha Lakes Police Criminal Investigation Branch, arrested two individuals in relation to the arson investigation. 20-year-old Colton Harvey and 19-year-old Tyler O’Brien-Sutherland both of Lindsay, have been charged with break and enter, mischief and arson.

Both accused will attend appear at the Ontario Court of Justice, located at 440 Kent Street West in Lindsay on June 17, 2021.

On June 20, 2020 there was an industrial accident at this same abandoned building.Read more here:https://www.kawartha411.ca/2020/06/30/ornge-air-ambulance-lands-at-former-northern-plastics-factory-in-lindsay/

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Pamela Vanmeerhttps://www.kawartha411.ca/
Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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