RCMP Arrest Man for Arson at Irving Gas Station

The RCMP have charged a 38-year-old man in Stephenville following an arson at the Irving gas station and convenience store on Main Street.

David Morris was arrested early Monday morning after RCMP were dispatched to a fire at the gas bar.

Gasoline from the business was used to initiate the blaze.

The accused was located at the scene and taken into custody for arson and transported to the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital for treatment of injuries sustained by the fire.

The interior of the building was extensively damaged and the investigation is continuing.

He is set to attend court on October 19, 2020.