Pot-growing operation ignites Fort Erie fire


FORT ERIE, Ont. - An electrical malfunction associated with an indoor marijuana growing operation sparked a fire in a vacant Fort Erie house early Monday, Niagara Regional Police reported.
The blaze broke out just after 5 a.m. on Graeber Avenue. Damage was estimated at $20,000. Officials seized about 250 marijuana plants and marijuana production-related paraphernalia.