OPP Seek Assistance with Suspicious Fire Investigation


(MISSISSAUGA FIRST NATION, ON) – Mississauga First Nation Police Service with the assistance of East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the Mississauga First Nation Fire Department are investigating a suspicious fire that occurred at an address on Ella Drive at approximately 5:00 a.m. on November 1, 2015.

Investigation revealed that the detached garage was set on fire by unknown person(s).  No injuries were reported and the damage is estimated to be approximately $15400.

Police received information that there was a social event in the community on the evening of October 31, 2015. It is possible that people attending the event may have noticed suspicious activities or person(s) in the area of Ella Drive in the hours leading up to the fire.  The investigation is continuing and anyone with information is asked to please contact the Mississauga First Nation Police Service, OPP or Crime Stoppers.

Any person with information regarding the person(s) responsible for this fire should immediately contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122 or their nearest police authority.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit information online at www.tipsubmit.com where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.