A 40-year-old man faces 16 charges in connection with an arson investigation.
Sean Gellvear, 40, of Toronto, was arrested and charged with:
- Five counts of Mischief over $5000
- Four counts of Mischief Endangering Life
- Four counts of Arson Having a Disregard for Human Life
- Two counts of Fail to Comply with Probation
- Prowl by Night
The man is alleged to have committed two arsons. The first occurred in a garage in the rear of 214 Augusta Ave., where a man, who was seen on video, entered a garage and set fire to a number of items.
The second fire, in the area of Oxford St. and Spadina Ave. area., engulfed a row of houses, causing extensive property damage.
The fire was investigated by the Office of the Fire Marshal and is determined to have been set deliberately.
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