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OPP seek witnesses in early morning fire (update)

The Office of the Fire Marshal were called to investigate
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NEWS RELEASE

ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE

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Aug. 18 update

As a result of the initial findings of the OFM the fire has been deemed suspicious. The Orillia OPP and Orillia Crime Unit are now conducting an Arson investigation.

If anyone saw something suspicious in the Albert Street South area on Aug. 10, 2017 between 11 p.m. and Aug. 11, 2017 12:30 a.m. or has any information that would be helpful to investigators they are encouraged to contact the Orillia OPP at 705-326-3536 or 1-888-310-1122.

Aug. 11 original release

ORILLIA — On Friday August 11, 2017 the Orillia Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a structure fire on Albert Street South in the City of Orillia.

At approximately 12:10 a.m., OPP officers and Orillia Fire Department were dispatched to the Orillia residence which was on fire. 

As a result of this incident the Orillia OPP Crime Unit, Central Region Forensic Identification Services (FIS) and the Office of the Fire Marshal (OFM) were called in to investigate further.

If anyone witnessed this or has information regarding the circumstances they are encouraged to contact the Orillia OPP at 705-326-3536 or 1-888-310-1122.

Members of the Orillia Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police are committed to public safety, delivering proactive and innovative policing in partnership with our communities. Officers value your contribution to building safe communities. If you have information about suspected unlawful activity, please contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or visit Crime Stoppers at: www.crimestopperssdm.com or call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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