DRPS Confirm That Fires In Oshawa Last Week Was Arson

Durham, ON, Canada / channel12

A fire early Wednesday morning at a row of townhomes in Oshawa has been deemed an arson.

On Wednesday, August 24, 2016, at approximately 1:20 a.m., Oshawa Fire Services and police were dispatched to a fire at a townhouse on Olive Avenue in Oshawa.  Several residents along Olive Avenue were evacuated and approximately five units on the street were damaged. No one was physically hurt as a result of the fire.

The Ontario Fire Marshall was called in and determined the fire had been deliberately set.

Anyone with information about the person(s) responsible for this fire is asked to contact Det. McCurbin of the Central East Division Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 252.

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.

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