Youth charged in 3 arson fires: Kanonstahton, private business and home storage building

A storage trailer was the latest structure to go up in flames. Jeff Henhawk lost his business, all his belongings when the building at Kanonstahton was torched last year and now a storage container with his remaining items inside went up in flames feet from his home. A youth has been charged.

By Lynda Powless Editor Haldimand County OPP have charged a Six Nations youth with multiple arsons and are looking for a second youth after a Highway 6 home storage unit went up in smoke Friday night. Haldimand County fire and OPP were called to the Highway 6th home of Jeff (Hawk) Henhawk at about 9:09 pm when residents of the home heard a loud explosion and saw the storage shed on fire. Henhawk said the transport truck container, about 50 feet from his home, where his children were, exploded and was fully engulfed in flames. “I was only just home when it happened,” he said. At the same time he said “someone broke into my truck and pushed it onto Highway 6 and it rolled into the ditch across the highway.” He…

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