Police seek suspects after six trucks set on fire


Case #: 24-74543
Police seek suspects after six trucks set on fire

The Windsor Police Service seeks to identify arson suspects after six commercial vehicles were deliberately set on fire. 

Shorty before 5 a.m. on June 27, 2024, officers responded to a report of an active fire at a commercial property in the 900 block of Tecumseh Road West. Upon arrival, officers spotted six unoccupied vehicles engulfed in flames.  Windsor Fire and Rescue Services worked to extinguish the blaze.

No injuries were reported as a result of the incident, but the vehicles sustained approximately $1 million in damages.  

Investigators with the Windsor Police Arson Unit urge residents and business owners in the area to check their surveillance or dashcam footage for possible evidence that can assist with the investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Windsor Police Arson Unit at 519-255-6700, ext. 4330. They can also contact Windsor & Essex County Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS) or online at www.catchcrooks.com.

Tips to help prevent fires 

Amidst an increase in suspicious fires, residents and business owners are reminded of the following safety tips:

• Secure all entry points to residential and commercial properties.
• Remove highly flammable items from outdoor areas.
• Keep outdoor lighting on at night.

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