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Man charged with setting fire to Regina business over 5 months ago

By 980 CJME January 17, 2017 - 8:46pm Updated: January 17, 2017 - 8:46pm

A man is being accused of setting fire to a Regina business last summer.

Police arrested and charged Kelly Ryan Powell, 29, on Jan. 12. He allegedly started a blaze at a...

RCMP have charged five teenage boys with theft, arson and mischief charges after a call from a business in Kamsack.

5 teens charged with theft, mischief, arson in Kamsack

By 980 CJME November 30, 2016 - 8:35am Updated: November 30, 2016 - 8:35am

Five teenage boys were arrested after RCMP received a call about mischief and theft of a vehicle from a business in Kamsack.

Police said four vehicles were extensively...

Man charged with arson in series of Melville fires

By 980 CJME August 15, 2016 - 7:51pm Updated: August 15, 2016 - 7:51pm

A string of fires caused significant damage in Melville this weekend, and a 44-year-old man has been accused of setting them.

According to the RCMP, a call came in...

4th arson suspected north of Regina

By Brant Hilton April 16, 2016 - 2:42pm Updated: April 16, 2016 - 2:42pm

RCMP are connecting another fire in rural Saskatchewan to three other arsons earlier this month.

The latest fire happened around 1:30 Friday afternoon in the R.M. of...

Photo of suspected arson fire.

Arson suspected in 3 fires north of Regina

By 980 CJME April 11, 2016 - 6:36am Updated: April 11, 2016 - 6:50pm

Arson is suspected in fires in three vacant farmyards north of Regina this month.

RCMP say the first suspicious fire happened in the Cupar area in the evening of April 2...

Regina fire fighters respond to deliberately set fire on Toronto Street in January.

Regina fire marshal frustrated by 'disturbing' trend of arsons

By Lisa Schick March 8, 2016 - 5:52pm Updated: March 9, 2016 - 7:00am

It appears Regina has some real firebugs in the city with reports of arsons on the rise.

According to Regina Fire and Protective Services, since Nov. 1 last year there...

3 young teens arrested in Regina arsons

By Lisa Schick February 15, 2016 - 9:44am Updated: February 17, 2016 - 8:09am

After a string of fires on Saturday kept emergency crews running in Regina, three young teenagers have been charged with arson.

The first two fires happened on Garry...

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17-year-old boy charged with arson in Regina

By 980 CJME February 8, 2016 - 12:11pm Updated: February 8, 2016 - 12:11pm

A 17-year-old boy is facing arson charges in connection with a fire at a vacant house overnight on Sunday.

At 12:30 a.m. on Sunday, police officers and fire fighters...

Arson suspected in Hampton Village fire in Saskatoon

By 650 CKOM February 6, 2016 - 9:21am Updated: February 8, 2016 - 5:56am

Arson investigators are looking into an early morning fire in Hampton Village.

Fire Crews arrived at 123 West Hampton Blvd. at 2 a.m. Saturday to find a half ton truck...

Footprints in the snow lead Regina police to arson suspect

By 980 CJME December 17, 2015 - 9:40am Updated: December 17, 2015 - 9:40am

A fresh layer of snow led Regina police officers to a suspect in a theft and arson case Wednesday night.

Officers were called to Regina Avenue by Princess Street at 9 p....

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Regina Fire and Protective Services: Rae Street house fire set deliberately

By Brant Hilton November 5, 2015 - 4:51pm Updated: November 6, 2015 - 7:07am

Regina Fire and Protective Services says a house fire on Rae Street Thursday morning was deliberately set.

Regina fire crews were called to 919 Rae St. in response to a...

A fire was deliberately set in this home on the 1300 block of Garnet Street on Feb. 6, 2015.

Increase in arson cases not setting off alarm for Regina police

By Kevin Martel October 21, 2015 - 1:24pm Updated: October 21, 2015 - 1:24pm

Deliberately set fires are on the rise in Regina.

Crime stats from September show arson has increased by about 83 per cent from last year. In September 2014, there were...