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Wellington County police seek information on a suspicious fire

Renovation materials and a tree were damaged
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TOWNSHIP OF WELLINGTON NORTH, ON - On March 12, 2017, at approximately 8:55 p.m. Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a call regarding a fire on a vacant property located on First Line, West Garafraxa, Township of Wellington North. 

The fire was to renovation materials located outside the home, plus a tree was also on fire. There was an unoccupied house on the property which was not damaged.

Centre Wellington Fire Rescue Department attended the scene and extinguished the fire. The cause at this time is considered to be suspicious. 

This incident is being investigated by the Wellington County OPP, West Region Criminal Operations and the OPP Forensic Identification Services Unit (FISU)

Any person with information regarding this incident should 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.