Pickle Lake OPP appealing to the public for information following two recent fires
Tim Brody - Editor
Pickle Lake OPP are asking for the public’s help after being dispatched to two recent fires.
“Shortly before 2:30 a.m. on September 13, 2020 members of the Pickle Lake Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) dispatched to a fire in progress on Lakeview Crescent,” Pickle Lake OPP shared, adding they are treating the fire as suspicious as they investigate.
Members of the Kenora Forensic Identification Service and the Northwest Region Crime Unit are assisting with this investigation.
Pickle Lake OPP further shared that, “Officers were also dispatched to a second attempted arson on Lakeview Crescent involving an attempt to light a vehicle on fire.”
Police say it is unclear if the two incidents are related.
Pickle Lake OPP are asking anyone with information about these fires to contact them at 1-888-310-1122. People can also provide information anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-8477.