No charges in Enderby fire

A 72-year-old man had been arrested in connection with woodshed fire in November 2016.

The Enderby Fire Department helped put out a suspected arson fire at a woodshed in November 2016. Crown counsel did not approve charges against a 72-year-old suspect and the file has concluded. - Image credit: Morning Star file photo

A potential arson case in Enderby has ended.

A 72-year-old man was arrested for arson in connection with a fire in a woodshed behind a home in the 1600 block of George Street on Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016.

“Crown Counsel did not approve charges in this matter,” said RCMP Const. Jocelyn Noseworthy. “The file is now concluded.”

It was an on-duty officer who noticed the fire. Police ensured the safety of the occupants of the surrounding houses while the Enderby Fire Department put out the blaze.

Nobody was injured.

The shed was destroyed and there was some damage to a nearby truck.