Two Leamington men have been charged with arson after a house fire on Wednesday.

OPP in Leamington were called to attend a residence on Emerson Avenue at about 3:30 a.m. for a report of a fire.

The fire was deemed suspicious and the Ontario Fire Marshal was called to investigate, along with the Essex County OPP crime unit. 

As a result of the investigation, two men were arrested and charged.  Both were taken for a bail hearing and currently remain in custody.

Travis Desrosiers,  20, and Brandon Sheehey,18, were each charged with arson with disregard for human life and arson damage to property.