Kings County teen arrested in suspected case of arson in Kentville


A 16-year-old girl has been arrested in connection with a suspected case of arson in Kentville.

Kings District RCMP were called to a suspicious fire at a multi-unit home on Exhibition Street shortly before 7 p.m. on Tuesday.

The home contained five apartments and all of the occupants were able to get out safely.

Police say a witness at the scene provided information which resulted in the arrest of the Kings County teen, though she's since been released..

The RCMP are working with the Office of the Fire Marshal in their investigation, and are asking for the public to come forward if they have information in this case.