CJOB News Team reporting
A 52-year old man from North Battleford, Saskatchewan has been charged in connection with a house-fire near Oakbank February 27th. RCMP were investigating an abandoned vehicle early that morning when they saw a house on fire. They rushed over, and quickly found there was no one inside. Investigators with help from a police dog followed footprints in the snow that led them to a man hiding in the woods. The house was destroyed. Michael Ian Strachan has been charged with numerous offences including Arson-Damage to Property.