Man Arrested in Connection with Suspicious Fire in Mississauga

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Police have arrested a man in connection with a suspicious fire.

Peel police report that on Sunday, Nov. 5 at approximately 1:00 a.m. officers and Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services responded to fire at a residential building in the Park Street East and Helene Street North area.

A warrant of arrest for a host of arson-related offenses, criminal harassment and uttering threats to cause death was subsequently issued for 42-year-old Mark Blair.

On Thursday, Dec. 7, Blair was arrested by the RCMP in Ridge Meadows, British Columbia.

The accused was returned to Peel by investigators on Dec. 11. He will be held for a bail hearing on Dec. 12.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call investigators at 12 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at (905) 453-2121, ext. 1233.

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