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New Glasgow Police lay Arson Charges

New Glasgow  Regional Police have arrested and charged a 19-year old Pictou County man with two counts of Arson.  Mark Gunton is charged in connection with two separate fires earlier this month in the former Maritime Steel building in New Glasgow.  The fires in the vacant structure, on January 3rd and 5th, were contained in the building.  The blazes caused fire and smoke damage.
Gunton was remanded into custody.He’s to appear in Provincial Court in Pictou on February 23rd.