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Woman arrested after fire set behind downtown drug store

Halifax Regional Police have arrested a 21-year-old woman after a fire was set behind the Spring Garden Rd. Shoppers Drug Mart.
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(HalifaxToday.ca file photo)

Halifax Regional Police have arrested a 21-year-old woman after a fire was set behind the Spring Garden Road Shoppers Drug Mart. 

Police say crews responded to the fire in the store's rear docking area. 

Video on the incident allegedly showed a young woman deliberately setting the blaze with cardboard boxes. 

She was arrested nearby a short time later, and will appear in court on Monday. 

Police say the store only suffered minor cosmetic damage. 




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