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Fire destroys plane at Buttonville Airport, police calling it ‘suspicious’

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WATCH ABOVE: York police investigating ‘suspicious’ fire that destroyed a plane at Buttonville Airport. Catherine McDonald has the details – Feb 28, 2020

York Regional Police say a fire that broke out at a plane sitting at Buttonville Airport on Thursday night appears to be “suspicious.”

Emergency crews were called to Buttonville Airport, near Highway 404 and 16th Avenue in Markham, at 11:30 p.m. for reports of a jet on fire.

Investigators are calling the incident “suspicious” citing that it appears gasoline was possibly used. There was also a hole cut in the fence, police said.

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Police said the plane had been parked there for a few months.

No one was injured and nothing else was damaged, police said.

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