St Michael man on arson charge
A 32-year-old man has been slapped with an arson charge following last night’s fire in Deacons Road, St Michael.
Ryan Benn is accused of setting a fire which destroyed a house and two mechanic workshops in Brandon’s Gap, St Michael where he resides.Two cars were also damaged in the blaze, which occurred around 6:50 p.m.
Benn, who is reportedly mentally ill, will appear in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court tomorrow to answer the charge.
It took firefighters over two hours to extinguish the fire.