NIAGARA FALLS – A 36-year-old Niagara Falls man has been charged with arson following a fire outside a Lundy’s Lane motel room police allege was deliberately set.
The incident happened Friday around 6:30 a.m.
Niagara Regional Police say they were called to the unnamed motel after receiving a report that a fire had been discovered outside one of the building’s doors.
The fire had been extinguished by occupants of the room prior to the arrival of police.
Damage is estimated at $2,000.
Charged with arson endangering life and failure to comply with an undertaking is John Kovacs.
The accused was held in custody pending a bail hearing Saturday in St. Catharines court.