Fire leads to arson charge

From the OPP

On April 8 around 8:20 p.m., members of the Kenora OPP were called to a residence there to a report of a house fire as a result of an explosion.
The OPP and the Kenora Fire Department attended a short time later and were able to extinguish the fire.
As a result of the investigation, a 59-year-old male from Kenora was arrested and charged with arson–damage to own property.
He was released and is scheduled to appear in court in Kenora on May 3.