Downtown Apartment Fire Deliberately Set: Police

Downtown Apartment Fire Deliberately Set: Police

Hargrave Street Fire
Flames and smoke billow from an abandoned apartment building on Hargrave Street on Monday, April 6, 2015. (DAVID FARTHING / TWITTER)

A massive fire that destroyed a vacant downtown Winnipeg apartment building was deliberately set, police say.

Investigators are looking for three females and two males between the ages of 14- and 15-years-old seen running from 44 Hargrave Street early Monday evening.

The fire broke out at around 6:45 p.m. and caused an estimated $1 million in damage.

A neighbouring building was evacuated, which also sustained damage.

Anyone with further information that may assist investigators is asked to call (204) 986-6813 or Crime Stoppers at (204) 786-TIPS (8477).

Advertisements


Pssst, while you're here...
ChrisD.ca is Winnipeg's only independent digital news outlet, producing reliable journalism and localized content since 2007. As we grow as a company, so do our expenses into creating the news, sports and entertainment coverage you've come to expect from us. We ask that if you enjoyed reading this article that you consider making a small donation towards our efforts. It would be greatly appreciated in helping us reinvest to expand our reach and hire additional freelance reporters and photographers. Thank you!

Support ChrisD.ca ?

Sports Highlights

Comments

comments

logo