Suspicious fire investigation downtown

Windsor Police Service News Update
Saturday, December 23, 2023
Case #: 23-146209
Suspicious fire investigation downtown

The Windsor Police Service is investigating a suspicious fire at a residence in downtown Windsor. 

On December 22, 2023, at approximately 7:30 p.m., officers responded to an active house fire in the 800 block of Brant Street. Members of Windsor Fire and Rescue were called to the scene and extinguished the blaze. Damage to the building is estimated to be roughly $150,000.

No one was physically injured as a result of the fire; however, one person has been displaced. 

The Windsor Police Arson Unit has launched an investigation into this incident and asks residents in the area to check their surveillance or dashcam footage for evidence around the time of the incident.

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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