Woodstock police lay charges in the Alberta Ave fire
Fire destroys a home at 598 Alberta Ave. in Woodstock on Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. (Bryan Bicknell/CTV London)
Woodstock police have charged four in connection to an Albert Avenue fire on Feb. 7.
Charged are 44-year-old Nicola Treszl, 26-year-old Harmeet Singh both of Woodstock and 25-year-old Ahmad Jamal, and 23-year-old Hassan Jouda both of London.
All face charges of production of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking, arson by negligence, arson disregard for human life, mischief endangering life, and mischief interfering with the lawful use of property over $5,000.
Police and fire crews responded to a report of a residential fire at 598 Alberta Ave. Four people inside the residence were treated for their injuries at Woodstock General Hospital and a number of residents from neighbouring homes were evacuated.
On Feb. 8, investigators from the fire marshal attended at the scene and as a result police joined the investigation.
Jamal, Singh and Jouda, are also individually charged with property obtained by crime.