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News Release: March 21, 2018

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News Release

Prepared by: Corporate Communications
Posted: March 21, 2018
Occurrence Type: Parking Lot Fire
Occurrence #: BA18013189
Date: Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 4:50pm

The Barrie Police responded to a minor fire on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, in the area of Gowan Street and Essa Road.

The fire broke out in a parking lot next to a structure on Essa Road; just before 5:00 p. m. Investigators with Barrie Fire Services combed through the evidence and determined that a pile of furniture and possibly a cleaning supply had caught on fire. The nature of the fire has been deemed suspicious and the investigation has been turned over to police.

There were no reported injuries as a result of the incident.  

Anyone with information is asked to contact Barrie Police Criminal Investigative Services at 705-725-7025, ext. 2129, or to remain anonymous contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or leave an anonymous tip online at www.tipsubmit.com

Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford #7419
Occurrence: BA18013189