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Suspicious fire heavily damages camper trailers

It's estimated that the fire caused about $250,000 in damages to three trailers
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Elliot Lake Fire Department responded to a fire in the lower parking lot at 1 College Place overnight.

Fire Chief John Thomas reports the fire is suspicious and heavily damaged three camper trailers.

"On March 6, 2024, at approximately 1:19 a.m., the Elliot Lake Fire Department received a call for a working fire in the lower parking lot of 1 College Place," he said in a release. "Upon arrival on scene, the fire department crew reported three camper trailers on fire."

The fires were brought under control by 2:08 a.m. but not before causing an estimated $250,000 in damage.

Because the fire is suspicious in nature, the OPP is investigating the incident.

Any person with information regarding the fires should immediately contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122 or their nearest police authority. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or sub