Welland fire leads to arson, assault charges
Arrests have been made following an overnight fire in Welland.
Fire crews and police were called to a home at 1033 Ontario St. for a fire on the back balcony of the home. The lone person inside the house managed to escape without injury but the damage was pegged at nearly $50,000.
Police were called in to investigate and determined that several people had been involved in an incident at the home earlier. Police aren't saying what the incident was but as a result, two people were charged.
Facing charges of arson is 40-year-old Sandra Konig. As well, 37-year-old Salvatore Mancuso is charged with assault and breach of probation.