(KENORA, ON) – The Kenora Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is currently investigating a fire on Chipman St, Kenora.

On July 4, 2016 OPP at approximately 12:30 a.m, the OPP and Kenora Fire Department were dispatched to an abandoned building on fire in the downtown area. The surrounding area was blocked off as a precaution and the flames were extinguished by the fire department a short time later. No injuries were reported.

The investigation is continuing with the assistance of the Northwest Region Crime Unit and the Kenora Forensic Identification Unit. Foul play is suspected.

Anyone with information on this incident or is asked to call the Kenora OPP at 807-548-5534 or CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).