37-year-old man charged following house fire in Moncton, N.B.

On December 2nd, 2017 there was a house fire on Lakeburn Ave in Dieppe around 4:30am.

According to police the fire spread from a vehicle to the home. On December 3rd, 2017, the Codiac Regional RCMP arrested 37-year-old Christian Gallant in connection to the fire.

Gallant was charged with arson/disregard for human life and is due in court on December 6, 2017.

RCMP Statement:

Codiac Regional RCMP have arrested and charged a Dieppe man in connection with a house fire that occurred on December 2, 2017.

Police and the Dieppe Fire Department were called to a residence on Lakeburn Ave in Dieppe just before 4:30 a.m.. It appears that the fire started in a vehicle which then spread to the house. The occupants of the residence were able to get out of the home and no one was injured.

A 37-year-old man from Moncton was arrested in connection with the fire.

On December 3, Christian Gallant was charged with arson/disregard for human life and was remanded into custody. He is scheduled to appear in Moncton Provincial Court on December 6, 2017, at 1:30 p.m., for a bail hearing.

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