Police are investigating an arson and two thefts from East Parry Sound. Yesterday morning around 3:00am, Almaguin Highlands OPP along with the South River Machar Fire Department, the Sundridge/Strong Fire Department and the Ontario Fire Marshall’s Office responded to a structure fire on Machar Strong Boundary Road. When police and fire arrived, the home was completely engulfed in flames and the fire is still under investigation.
Police also found that a blue 2015 Polaris EXT ATV was taken from the home. Further investigation found that a 2000 green Yamaha Big Bear ATV had been stolen from a nearby residence. Officers are still unsure if the thefts and the fire are related as they continue to investigate.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police or call Crime Stoppers.