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Police request assistance with Suspicious Fire investigation,
74 Ashdale Avenue

Broadcast time: 11:47
Thursday, April 5, 2018

55 Division

Case #: 2018-592881

The Toronto Police Service requests the public's assistance in a suspicious fire investigation.

On Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 2:30 a.m., officers responded to a call for a fire at 72 Ashdale Avenue.

It is reported that:

- the building had been boarded up and was unoccupied

- a fire started from an unknown source

- neighboring homes were evacuated due to the large fire

- the Office of the Fire Marshal is investigating

Investigators would like to speak to anyone who has security camera images or video in the area.

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

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Constable David Hopkinson, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Danny Mavrou, 55 Division