A dumpster fire, that took place back May, in the 600-block of Johnson Street was deemed suspicious by investigators. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

A dumpster fire, that took place back May, in the 600-block of Johnson Street was deemed suspicious by investigators. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

VicPD investigates three suspicious dumpster fires in half-hour period

Fires discovered around 3:15 a.m. in the Harris Green neighbourhood

Victoria Police officers are investigating after being called to three suspicious fires in trash dumpsters overnight.

At around 3:15 a.m. Tuesday, officers were called to three different locations in the Harris Green neighbourhood in a half-hour period for reports of fires in dumpsters.

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The fires were extinguished quickly by the Victoria Fire Department and there were no reported injuries.

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VicPD asks anyone with information about the fires to call the non-emergency line at 250-995-7654 or to remain anonymous call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.



kendra.crighton@blackpress.ca

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