A local man is facing charges of arson after a fire on August 23.
At approximately 1:00 PM, Grande Prairie RCMP and Grande Prairie Fire crews were called to a structure fire on 98 Street. The location was abandoned and there were no injuries.
Witnesses reported seeing a suspicious male in the area at the time the fire started. RCMP patrolled the area and located the suspect. He was arrested without incident.
31-year-old Trevor Martineau of Grande Prairie has been charged with arson with damage to property and failure to comply with conditions.
Martineau will appear in Provincial Court in Grande Prairie on September 12.