SUDBURY -- Ontario Provincial Police in Kirkland Lake have charged a 30-year-old man in connection with a Sept. 16 fire at a residence on Government Road.

Emergency crews were called to the blaze at 3 a.m., launching an investigation into the cause. On Wednesday, the suspect in the case was arrested and charged with arson and criminal harassment/threatening conduct.

He is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice by video on Sept. 29.