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Police allege victim started fire

No charges will be laid in connection to an Ouellette Avenue apartment fire that claimed a life.

The fire broke out around 8:15 p.m. Thursday. A man was pulled from the building but later succumbed to his fire-related injuries. Windsor Fire Services determined the fire was intentionally set.

A further investigation by the Windsor police arson unit determined the deceased male was allegedly responsible for setting the fire.

Due to his passing, no criminal charges are anticipated.