Lindsay man charged with arson, mischief following fire at abandoned building

A Lindsay man has been charged for allegedly setting a fire at an abandoned building on Albert Street South Tuesday (May 26).

According to the Kawartha Lakes Police Service, officers and firefighters were called to the scene shortly before 8:30 p.m.

“Officers spoke with a man at the scene of the incident and determined he was responsible for starting the fire,” reads a media release.

Kenneth Buchan, 22, has been charged with arson and mischief to property under $5,000.

He is slated to appear in Lindsay court on July 23.

“Fortunately, no person was injured as a result of the fire,” the media release reads.

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