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  Fire at a Townhouse Complex Under Investigation

Feb 28, 2018 09:39 ET

Officers from West Division are investigating a fire at a townhouse complex in Pickering.

On Wednesday February 28, 2018, at approximately 1:20 a.m., officers responded to an assist fire call on Valley Farm Road in Pickering. An active fire was occurring at townhouse complex and Pickering fire department was already on scene. Officers assisted with evacuating the residents affected by the fire. All residents have been accounted for.

Investigators have now been called to the scene as the fire looks to be suspicious in nature, possibly originating from a parked vehicle in the complex. Anyone in the area who may have video surveillance is asked to call police.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact D/Cst. Conforti of West Division Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2541.

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.