The Hawkesbury Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is investigating a report of a suspicious fire that occurred on Wednesday June 20, 2018 at approximately 2:30 a.m. at the back of a residence of Dufferin Street in Hawkesbury.

Items that were kept outside a single home property were intentionally set on fire.

The OPP is interested in speaking to witnesses who would have observed any suspicious activities in the area.

Anyone with information related to this investigation is asked to contact the Hawkesbury OPP Crime Unit at 613-632-2729 or 1-888-310-1122.

If you have any information regarding this matter and wish to remain anonymous, you are encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).¬†Persons giving tips to Crime Stoppers that lead to an arrest may be eligible for a cash reward. Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to Call Display. Your call will stay anonymous and your presence won’t be needed in court. Tips can also be sent via text message and e-mail. For more information, visit the National Capital Crime Stoppers’ website at