On Thursday, April 20, 2023, at 11:15 p.m., officers from the Barrie Police Service, along with members of Barrie Fire and Emergency Services, responded to a report of a garage fire at a Black Cherry Cres. townhome.

The initial at scene investigation determined that the fire was intentionally set and as a result, a criminal investigation was commenced by detectives from the Barrie Police Investigative Services. Today, the Ontario Fire Marshal is expected to attend the scene of the fire to determine the cause and origin.

The ongoing police investigation has identified a 39-year-old female suspect of no fixed address, and attempts are currently underway to locate her whereabouts and hold her accountable for her actions from last night.

Occurrence #: BA23024215
Prepared by: Corporate Communications Coordinator, Peter Leon


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