On April 8, 2018 at approximately 8:23 p.m. members of the Kenora Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a residence in Kenora 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 identified as John WHITE from Kenora was arrested and charged with Arson-Damage to Own Property, contrary to section 434.1 of the Criminal Code.
The accused was released and is scheduled to appear at the Kenora Criminal Courthouse on May 3, 2018.
Source: OPP Media Release