Crime of the Week – suspicious fires

Crime of the Week – suspicious fires

At approximately 10:45 pm on January 31st, 2018 police and fire attended a home on Stanley Avenue near the south end of the Black Bridge in Chatham. A fire inside of a shed was quickly extinguished. Shortly after this another fire was reported at the old Water Works property at the north end of the Black Bridge.

At both scenes police and fire detected the strong odour of Kerosene and a search of the area found an empty can of fuel in a wooded area.

Both fires are deemed suspicious. Arson is a dangerous and serious crime. If you have any information that can lead the police to the persons responsible call 1800-222-8477 and you could earn a cash reward.

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