Investigation into fire underway in Elliot Lake

The East Algoma OPP is assisting the Elliot Lake Fire Department in investigating a fire in the city.

OPP Constable Phil Young says on Tuesday at around 5 pm, officers were advised of smoke coming from inside a vacant building on Lisbon Road.  

Young says the firefighters put the fire out, but it looked as though it was deliberately set and unknown persons left the property prior to emergency services arriving on site.

He says anyone with information is asked to call police or Crime Stoppers. 

WEB: Any person with information regarding the fires should immediately contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122 or their nearest police authority. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit information online at: You may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.


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