Wellington OPP don’t offer any new information, in an update on 18 suspicious fires in Wellington County.
The first occurred in October of last year.
The most recent, a small fire on Tuesday, in Puslinch Township, in a pile of debris left from a previous fire.
That earlier blaze, on April 9th destroyed an unoccupied home.
They do say that all will be investigated as suspicious, until proven otherwise.
Police say they are awaiting forensic analysis of evidence that was seized at the fire scenes, and are trying to determine if there is any possible relationship between any of the fires.
The investigating team includes Wellington Provincial Police, the West Region OPP support unit, the Ontario Fire Marshall’s office, and numerous county fire departments.
Police also urge you to report any suspicious people or vehicles in your community.
If you own a vacant building, visit it regularly, and have neighbors keep an eye on it.
Make sure the structure is locked.
And you might want to consider motion-sensing cameras.
Meanwhile, Crimestoppers Guelph-Wellington has increased the minimum reward from $50 to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the individual or individuals responsible.