Arson In Harwich Township

Chatham-Kent Fire Department Truck. (Photo by Bob Becken)

A suspicious fire in Harwich is prompting a police investigation.

Officials say around 11:30pm Monday night, crews responded to a fire at an abandoned house on Base Rd. The structure was fully engulfed and completely destroyed.

Anyone with information is being asked to contact Constable Mark Smith at or 519-436-6600 ext. 87162. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).