$100K in damage caused during ‘suspicious’ barn fire: London, Ont., police

Members of the London Police Service Street Crime Unit are investigating a suspicious fire on Colonel Talbot Road. Via LdnOntFire Twitter

A barn fire on Colonel Talbot Road is being treated as suspicious by London police.

On Tuesday, around 12:45 p.m., emergency crews responded to a working fire at a barn in the 3700-block of Colonel Talbot Road.

There were no reported injuries and the London Fire Department was able to get the fire under control and extinguish it.

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The fire was deemed suspicious in nature and members of the LPS Street Crime Unit, in conjunction with the London Fire Department Inspector have taken over the investigation.

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The damage to the property is estimated at approximately $100,000.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the London Police Service at (519) 661-5670 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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