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Arson suspected as cause of Longlac house fire

Ontario Provincial Police are investigating a house fire in Greenstone.
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GREENSTONE, Ont. – Firefighters were able to extinguish a house fire late Monday night but not before the fire caused significant damage.

Police say the occupants of the residence and their pets were able to escape the fire and were medically cleared by paramedics at the scene.

The house sustained significant damage, but the fire was brought under control and extinguished by the Greenstone Fire Department.

At this time, police suspect foul play and are asking for the public’s assistance with the investigation.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Greenstone OPP at 1-807-854-1333.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or submit a tip online at where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.