Perth County OPP's major crimes unit investigating suspicious $1.5M overnight fire

The Courier Press

Perth County Ontario Provincial Police’s major crimes unit is now investigating a suspicious overnight shed fire near Milverton that caused $1.5 million in damages.

Perth County OPP and the Perth East Fire Department responded to the blaze on Line 67, just west of Perth Road 131, on Wednesday after 2 a.m. There were no occupants in the structure at the time, police said, and there were no injuries as a result of the fire.

The fire’s cause is still under investigation. The Ontario Fire Marshal’s Office has also been consulted, and updates will be provided when available.

Anyone with information about this investigation, including video surveillance, is asked to contact the Perth County OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or *677 via cell phone.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.


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