Arson charge laid in house fire


A man has been charged with a house fire that destroyed a home in the city. Firefighters were called out on May 15th to the home on Steel Street SE. Medicine Hat Police announced that they Major Crimes investigators arrested 31 year old Trevor Faden in Calgary and charged him with arson. Police say Faden was living in the home at the time and was known to the homeowners. Faden has been released on bail and must abide by a set of strict conditions. He will make an appearance in Medicine Hat Court on June 3rd.