Police investigate two ‘suspicious’ fires in Leamington
File photo of an Essex County OPP vehicle, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012. (Melanie Borrelli / CTV Windsor)
Provincial police in Leamington are investigating two suspicious fires.
Both fires took place Wednesday night.
Police officers were called to a home on Victoria St around 8:45 p.m. for a fire on the back steps.
At about 9:50 p.m. police were called to a residence on Erie Street South for another suspicious fire.
When they got there, officers discovered someone had again set fire to the siding on the south side of the building.
In both cases, the fires were quickly extinguished, damage was minimal and there were no injuries, say police.
Police are asking that anyone who saw anyone or anything suspicious in these two areas of town at the times of the fires to please call the OPP at 519-326-2544 or Crime Stoppers at 519-258-TIPS.