Man accused of setting grandmas car on fire in Halton Hills

A Halton Hills man has been charged with arson for allegedly setting his grandmother’s vehicle on fire Thursday night.Fire and police crews were called to a rural home on Fourth Line after the homeowner noticed her vehicle was on fire in the driveway.Firefighters extinguished the fire but the SUV had been completely destroyed.Responding officers found a man walking away from the scene.He was questioned and eventually arrested for arson.Police say this man was the adult grandson of the owner of the SUV.His motive is still under investigation.The fire was started in an isolated area of the driveway however, police say flames came dangerously close to the home after the gas tank exploded.Kenneth Hume, 32, of Halton Hills has been charged with arson and failing to comply with a recognizance.

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