Three volunteer firefighters charged with arson

Spate of fires in N.B. town occurred prior to firefighter fundraiser

Three volunteer fire fighters are among five people arrested in Doaktown, N.B. in connection with a series of arsons of unoccupied buildings—three of which occurred in 2009, just prior to the annual fire equipment fundraisers breakfast. Two of those arrested are veterans of the 18-member volunteer department in the town of 900. The buildings they are charged with setting fire to include a vacant historic house and the building that housed Bill Bob’s Bar.

National Post

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