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Police say ‘suspicious’ fire at Liberal MP office in Mississauga appears to be targeted

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Peel Regional Police say they are investigating a “suspicious” fire that affected a Liberal MP office in Mississauga early Tuesday.

Emergency crews were called to Burnhamthorpe Road, at the corner of Tomken Road, at around 4:19 a.m. for reports of a fire at a commercial plaza.

The federal constituency office hit by the fire is of Liberal MP Peter Fonseca who represents the Mississauga East—Cooksville riding.

The fire is being treated as “suspicious” and appears to be targeted, police said.

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Three units in the plaza were damaged, police said.

No injuries were reported. There is no word on suspects.

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Police said its officers are investigating alongside the office of the Ontario Fire Marshal to determine the cause and circumstances of the fire.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police.

Liberal MP Peter Fonseca office on Feb 23, 2022. Bill Barker / Global News

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