Charge laid in Leamington arson

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The Ontario Provincial Police has charged a Leamington man after a house fire over the weekend.

The fire at a home on Queen’s Avenue started around 8 a.m. Saturday.

No one was hurt, but the Office of the Ontario Fire Marshal was called in to help with the investigation.

Police said 33-year-old Shane Lance faces a charge of arson with disregard for human life.

The charge has not been proven in court.