A 28-year-old male from Kenora is facing charges for arson, after a fire yesterday.

On January 6, at approximately 4 p.m., members of the OPP were advised of an out building on fire at a residence on Highway 596. The OPP, along with the Pellatt Fire Department, attended the scene and were able to extinguish the fire.

As a result of the investigation, 28-year-old Mitchell Wickman was arrested and charged with arson – damage to property. The accused was held in custody to attend a bail hearing today.

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