A 22-year-old firefighter was charged with arson in connection to a March fire at an unoccupied home. A 22-year-old female was also charged; there is no indication she is affiliated with the fire department.
Cody Plummer was a member of the Lappe (Ontario) Fire Department when authorities say he set the blaze, the CBC reported. Lappe volunteer firefighters responded to the blaze; there were no reported firefighter injuries.
A fire department spokesperson said Plummer was placed on leave.