OPP Treating Pembroke Vehicle Fires as Suspicious
Pembroke OPP Sign (Photo Credit: Trevor Smith-Millar)
A series of vehicle fires is under investigation by Upper Ottawa Valley OPP.
On July 19th, officers responded to a vehicle fire on the 700 block of Pembroke Street West around 3:45 AM. The vehicle was fully engulfed by the flames but was unoccupied at the time. Pembroke Fire Department managed to put out the flame but the parked vehicle was massively damaged. Police are also investigating a second vehicle fire that occurred at 4 AM that same morning. The vehicle at the 1000 block of Lea Street was damaged by fire but was contained inside the vehicle.
OPP’s Forensic Identification Service is treating both fires as suspicious. Anyone with information related to these two fire are asked to contact OPP.