Former Firefighter Sentenced To Four Years On 14 Counts Of Arson
A former member of the Florence Volunteer Fire Department who pleaded guilty to 14 counts of arson has been sentenced to four years in prison.
The Crown and Defence made the joint sentencing recommendation for 24 year-old James Clayton MacDonald in Sydney court, his morning.
The North Sydney man apologized to anyone affected by his actions during the sentencing hearing.
A second former Florence Fire Department member is due to be sentenced on March 7th on five counts of arson.
And a third former member of the Fire Department will be sentenced on March 22nd after pleading guilty to a single count of mischief over $5,000.
The three were charged after a string of arson fires on the Northside in the spring and summer of 2016.