Police probing suspicious tow truck fire in Newmarket

Witnesses sought in suspicious fire investigation

Police in Newmarket are hoping witnesses will come forward after a two truck fire Wednesday morning.

Fire crews were called to a home on Skinner Avenue around 3:30 a.m. with reports the tow truck was on fire in the driveway. The blaze was knocked down with no injuries reported, and York Regional Police have since determined the fire was intentionally set.

The Office of the Fire Marshal has been contacted to probe the fire, but police would like to hear from anyone who witnessed anything in the area, or anyone with residential video surveillance. Contact the York Regional Police #1 Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-866-876-5423, ext. 7142, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at www.1800222tips.com.