Amherst firefighters battled a Christmas Day fire that destroyed a rural mobile home at 4482 Highway 302 Nappan.
When firefighters arrived on the scene, located about nine kilometres from downtown Amherst, they found a building fully engulfed by flames that were shooting out most windows of the home, said Fire Chief Greg Jones.
The ongoing investigation by the Amherst Police Department into a fatal house fire in Amherst on Dec. 21, 2019, has resulted in charges being laid against two people.
Bryanna Ackles, 25, of Amherst was charged with: break and enter, possession of stolen goods, possession of break and enter tools, dangerous driving, resisting arrest, possession of a narcotic for the purpose of trafficking and breach of a recognizance.
Two suspicious fires that occurred early Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019, are being investigated by Amherst police and fire departments.
The first alarm, turned in at about 2:48 a.m., reported a possible brush fire on Clarence Street.