Three males charged with arson in Fort Simpson residential fire

RCMP have charged two male youth and one adult male with arson in connection with a suspicious residential fire that took place in Fort Simpson in August.

The fire broke out early in the morning on August 22 at a town home under construction just north of 100th Street, causing damage to the new, unoccupied duplex building.

The NWT fire marshal and Fort Simpson RCMP conducted an investigation resulting in the three individuals being charged.


The accused, who have not been publicly identified, will appear in Territorial Court in Fort Simpson on March 16.

RCMP is asking anyone with information about the incident to call the Fort Simpson detachment at (867) 695-1111 or to contact Crime Stoppers.