Arson to blame for Monday house fire in Midland

Suspicious item found at scene

Fire Marshal’s investigators found something they consider suspicious at the scene of Monday’s house fire on Elizabeth Street in Midland – a five-gallon metal container.

The fire has been deemed to be an act of arson.

Fire guts Midland home on Monday night

No one was hurt in the blaze, but the home was destroyed.

The investigation into the matter continues.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or CrimeStoppers at or call 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).