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Young person charged in Minto school bus fire investigation

Damages to the bus caused by the fire exceed $30,000
20170710 Minto bus fire
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TOWN OF MINTO — June 30, 2017 at approximately 8:00 p.m. members of the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with The Minto Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire on Webb Street, Harriston. It was reported that a parked school bus was on fire.

Damages to the bus caused by the fire exceed $30,000.

OPP have concluded their investigation into the fire and have charged a 12-year-old young-person with Arson.

Anyone with any information about this occurrence is asked to contact the Wellington County OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a tip on-line at You may be eligible for a reward from Crime Stoppers of up to $2,000.



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