Huron County OPP investigate suspicious fire in Goderich

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Provincial police in Huron County are looking into the cause of a fire that destroyed a building in Goderich early last week.

According to OPP, emergency crews were called to a residence on Oxford Street at around 10:49 p.m. on October 11 after a fire broke out.

Firefighters with the Goderich Fire Department were able to get the fire out quickly however, the single-dwelling sustained extensive damage as a result.

No one was injured during the blaze as the building was unoccupied police say.

Fire investigators have since determined the fire to be an act of arson. A damage estimate has not yet been determined.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Huron County OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or 519-482-1677. Tips can also be sent anonymously to Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.p3tips.com