Winnipegosis RCMP investigate arson on Spruce Bluff Road, in Camperville, Manitoba

Winnipegosis, Manitoba – On May 21, 2022 at approximately 2:45 am, Winnipegosis RCMP responded to a report of a house fire on Spruce Bluff Road, in Camperville.

Upon arrival the home was fully engulfed with flames and the Fire Department was on scene extinguishing the fire. There was no one inside the residence at the time and the cause of the fire is under investigation.

Winnipegosis RCMP
House Fire
Porch fire
Porch fire

At approximately 3:50 am, the investigation led officers to check a residence on Gospel Bay, in Camperville. When officers arrived they found the front porch on fire. The officers woke up the occupants of the home and assisted with extinguishing the fire. No one was injured.

Officers identified a suspect in the second fire, and a 37-year-old male was arrested, a short distance from the scene.

Matthew Flamand of Camperville has been charged with one count of Arson- Disregard for Human Life. He was remanded into custody.

Winnipegosis RCMP along with the Office of the Fire Commissioner, continue to investigate.

Winnipegosis RCMP

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