Man charged with arson after house fire in Madoc Township

MADOC – A man from Tweed faces an arson charge after a suspicious fire extensively damaged a house Dec. 13, 2010 on Cedar Creek Road, in Madoc Township.

Nobody was home at the time of the fire, report Centre Hastings Provincial Police.

A 34 year old man seen in the are of the house.  Police was arrested him  for ignoring a court order and breaching a probation order.  He was under conditions not to go to the house “as a result of domestic disturbances,”  police said.

He was later charged with arson causing damage to property.  He’s expected to face the charges in Belleville court this week.

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