West Barrie Fire Deemed Suspicious

Police, Fire Marshal Running Parallel Investigations

Investigators with the Barrie Police are looking for witnesses, after deeming an Edgehill Drive Fire to be suspicious in nature.

First Responders were called to a cluster of homes on Edgehill, just west of Ferndale Drive shortly before midnight, while three under-construction apartment buildings were completely destroyed by flame. Two neighbouring homes also suffered significant damage in the blaze.

The Office of the Fire Marshal was called in after the blaze and continue a parallel investigation, while Barrie Police are treating this as suspicious.

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Anyone who witnesses the fire or has any other information to impart, is asked to contact Detective Constable D. Watson of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext. 2755 or dwatson@barriepolice.ca. Any information can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at www.p3tips.com.