Two men charged with arson after Leamington house fire
Damage to a home in Leamington, Ont, is extensive following an early morning fire on Wednesday, April 6, 2016. (Courtesy Leamington Fire Department)
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.