On June 19, 2016, at about 11:40 am police and Fire units responded to a report of fire in the 1000 block of Regent Avenue.
Damage is estimated at approximately $15,000. Arson is sustected as it appears a break-in had occurred before police arrived
While conducting a follow-up investigation six members of the Winnipeg Police Service were exposed to a hazardous chemical while in the building. The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Hazmat Unit attended treated the victims. None of the officers required hospitalization.
This investigation is continuing by members of the Arson Unit. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6813 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).