Fire devastated local Tim Hortons, killing dozens of employees A Nanaimo man was charged with arson after the incident. unemployed.
Nanaimo RCMP Const. According to Gary O'Brien, 37-year-old Kim Urkel was arrested on his August 3rd and remains in custody until August 16th. He caused extensive damage to the relatively new building, leaving dozens of employees unemployed for more than six months as a result," O'Brien said in a release Monday.
A police spokesman said Arkel was a suspect in several other smaller fires at nearby businesses, but those investigations remained open. No charges have been filed.
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