Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Fire at animal rescue outside Dresden deemed suspicious

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: On Sunday morning, shortly after 1 a.m. emergency crews responded to a fire at a trailer on the property of Charlotte’s Freedom Farm on Brook Line in Dresden.

The fire was quickly extinguished.

Damage has been estimated at $15,000.

Thankfully, no humans or animals were injured as a result of the fire.

Police believe the fire is suspicious.

The Ontario Fire Marshall’s Office has been called in to assist with the investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Paul Brophy at paulb@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #619.

Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

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