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Residential unit fire in Kapuskasing considered arson

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On July 20, 2020, at approximately 3:45 p.m., the James Bay Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the Kapuskasing Fire Department responded to fire in a vacant residential unit, on Kolb Avenue, in the Town of Kapuskasing.

Police and the Ontario Fire Marshall's office have determined this to be an act of arson.

If anyone has any information regarding this incident, please contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit information online at where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.