Bernard Beaudet, fire chief of the small city of Warwick, faces a series of fraud-related charges after being arrested by UPAC, Quebec's anti-corruption squad.

Beaudet will face charges of fraud, breach of trust and the manufacture and use of false documents, according to a press release issued Tuesday morning.

He has been granted bail and will appear before a judge on May 21 at the Victoriaville courthouse.

Warwick is a small city of 5,000 that sits about 150 kms east of Montreal.