Suspicious fire being investigated

Members of the Crime Unit from the Collingwood and The Blue Mountains Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) under the direction of Detective Inspector Gerry Scherer of OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB) are currently investigating a suspicious house fire which took place in The Blue Mountains.

On January 5, 2018 at approximately 2:00 p.m., OPP officers along with firefighters from The Blue Mountains Fire Department were dispatched to the blaze which took place at a residence on Sunset Boulevard in The Blue Mountains. The residence was completely destroyed. The OPP investigation is ongoing at this time and is assisted by members of the Ontario Fire Marshal (OFM) and OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT).

If you have any information on this incident, please contact the Collingwood/The Blue Mountains OPP at (705) 445-4321 or Call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit your information online at or

Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display, you will remain anonymous. Being anonymous, you will not testify in court and your information may lead to a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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