Former employee charged after fire set at business north of Guelph
Wellington County OPP say charges have been laid against a former employee following a fire at a campground north of Guelph.
Emergency crews were called to Highland Pines Campground in the community of Belwood on Saturday at around 2:30 a.m.
OPP said a witness reported hearing explosions and seeing large flames coming from the campground.
No one was injured but $150,000 in damages to a shed, excavator, loader, dump truck and bulldozer were reported.
The Office of the Fire Marshal was contacted and after an investigation, the OPP announced charges against a 42-year-old man from Niagara Falls on Wednesday.
Michael Kennedy has been charged with arson and trespassing. Police confirmed Kennedy is a former employee of Highland Pines Campground.
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