Arrest Made in Connection to Orillia Arson

Minor Damage done to Mississauga St. Business

An Orillia man is in custody after police accuse him of trying to set a local business aflame.

Police were called out to a business on Mississauga St. in Orillia around 3:00 Thursday afternoon with reports of someone trying to start a fire at the business. The establishment did suffer a small amount of damage by the time officers arrived, while Orillia Fire Services made short work of the flames.

A 30-year-old man was taken into custody on scene. Any witnesses are asked to contact the Orillia OPP detachment at (705)326-3536.