On the 5th of April at approximately 7:15 am Charlottetown Police Services and the Charlottetown Fire Department responded to a fire in an apartment building on Euston Street. The property contained multiple apartments and approximately 20 people had to be evacuated.
As a result of the investigation, CPS Major Crime Unit have charged a 39 year old Charlottetown female under section 433(a) – Arson, disregard for human life.
She has been released from custody with conditions and will appear in Provincial Court at a later date.
The CPS Officer that suffered smoke inhalation while evacuating people from the building is doing well and will be returning to his duties soon.