Two suspicious fires under investigation

Windsor Police Service News Update
Monday, April 29, 2024
Case #: 24-47082, 24-47415
Two suspicious fires under investigation 

The Windsor Police Service has launched investigations following two suspicious fires over the weekend.

On April 28, 2024, at approximately 3:30 p.m., officers responded to a call of an active house fire in the 100 block of McKay Ave. Windsor Fire and Rescue Services were also on scene and extinguished the blaze. All occupants of the residence escaped without physical injuries.

In a second incident on April 29, 2024, just before 2 a.m., officers attended a vacant apartment building in the 800 block of Ouellette Ave. for an active fire. There were no injuries reported because of the blaze. Damage is estimated at $150,000.

The two incidents are not believed to be connected. 

The Windsor Police Arson Unit has launched investigations and urges residents and business owners in the immediate areas of both incidents to review their surveillance or dashcam footage for evidence. 

Anyone with information is asked to call 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

For further information:
Contact the WPS Corporate Communication Unit's Public Information Officer at (519) 255-6700 ext. 4462.

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Constable Bianca Jackson
Corporate Communications Unit
Windsor Police Service - Headquarters
Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Office: (519) 255-6700 ext. 4462

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