Video – Suspicious Fire in Cobourg

In Local, Police Blotter

Police are investigating after Cobourg Fire Department responded to a dumpster fire on Strathy Road on Wednesday, April 17, 2024.

Shortly before 6 a.m. firefighters were dispatched to a garbage bin on fire at the rear of a security business.

Firefighters determined a fire had started beside the bin and may have been burning for a length of time before being spotted by a person on their way to work.

Firefighters quickly extinguished the fire.

There was a considerable amount of smoke inside the business, but damage was confined to the siding and roll-up door.

Cobourg Police are investigating and have security video of the rear of the business.

Police have not issued a press release at this time.

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