Arson charge laid in Second St. West fire

(Newswatch Group/File)

CORNWALL – A Cornwall teen is facing an arson charge in relation to that Second Street West fire in November.

The girl, 14, was arrested yesterday after a suspicious basement fire in the bedroom of the home on the morning of Nov. 26.

The fire, believed to have been started in a mattress, caused $5,000-$10,000 damage.

The youth was held for a bail hearing.

Her name was not released under provisions in the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

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