On Saturday, May 22, 2021, shortly after 1:45 a.m., Russell County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers responded to a report that a recreational facility was on fire on Blais Street in Embrun.

Firefighters from the Embrun Fire Department attended the scene to extinguish the fire. Further investigation revealed that the fire had been set intentionally. There were no injuries.

Anyone with information regarding this fire, including suspicious vehicles or people seen in the area, should contact Russell County OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or 613-443-4499. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or submit an online tip at ontariocrimestoppers.ca where you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000.