Mississauga man charged with torching 7-Eleven
A Mississauga man is facing arson-related charges after a fire at a Hamilton convenience store.
Police were called to the east-end store just before 4 a.m. Saturday, when neighbours reported hearing several explosions at a 7-Eleven.
The store, which was closed for renovations, was engulfed in flames when emergency crews arrived, as were two vehicles parked
A man who had been working on the interior renovations has not been accounted for and the building was considered too unsafe for investigators to enter.
The building had been slated for demolition on Sunday.
30-year old Sami Karnaz is charged with arson and disregard for human life.
(The Canadian Press)