Arrests have been made in relation to the fire at the Freshmart in Smooth Rock Falls yesterday.
The OPP says that as a result of the investigation two males, both aged 15 have been charged with arson under the Youth Criminal Justice Act.
Police say the investigation revealed the two youths had set fire to an abandoned building resulting in the Freshmart burning down.
The local grocery store is the only one in Smooth Rock Falls.
Smooth Rock’s Mayor Michel Arsenault says the store’s owners, the Blanchettes are still in shock as is the rest of the town.
Arsenault says the town’s main concern is making sure residents – especially seniors – in Smooth Rock Falls have access to the groceries they need.