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Police request assistance with fire investigation,
Cherry Street and Lake Shore Boulevard East area



Broadcast time: 13:32
Friday, June 2, 2017

55 Division
416-808-5500

Case #: 2017-919126


The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of a fire investigation in the Cherry Street and Lake Shore Boulevard East area.

It is reported that:

- on Thursday, May 25, 2017, at 12:57 a.m., a large fire engulfed a business premises at 242 Cherry Street

- just prior to the fire starting, fireworks were observed being launched from an area adjacent to the building

- they landed on the property

- a black pickup truck and a white sedan were observed fleeing the area

Security camera video of the fireworks has been released. To view video, click here.

Damage is estimated to be as high as $20 million.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5500, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.


For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.



Constable Allyson Douglas-Cook, Corporate Communications, for Detective Robert Whalen, 55 Division