One man is facing charges after two separate fires Monday.

Medicine Hat Police along with the Fire Department were called out to the 600 block of 10 Street SE near Kingsway Avenue SE where firefighters put out a small fire.

Several hours later, police and fire responded to a second complaint of arson in the same vicinity.

A 33 year old man was noticed by members of the public at both fires and he was arrested following a short investigation.

The suspects name is not being released until a bail hearing is held and police are thanking the public for their help in the matter.