Pour House Fire Deemed Arson

Fire broke out in the vacant former Pour House pub on Chatham Street West in Windsor on 12 February 2017. More than six Windsor Fire and Rescue Units, including an aerial ladder truck, were called to the blaze Sunday afternoon.Photo by John Skinner.

Fire broke out in the vacant former Pour House pub on Chatham Street West in Windsor on 12 February 2017. More than six Windsor Fire and Rescue Units, including an aerial ladder truck, were called to the blaze Sunday afternoon.
Photo by John Skinner.

(WINDSOR, ON) – The fire which tore through a vacant building at 52 Chatham Street West on Sunday is deemed to have been intentionally set, after being investigated by the Ontario Fire Marshal’s Office. The Windsor Police’s Arson Unit is now probing the incident.

Damages from the fire at the former Pour House Pub are pegged at $75,000.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Windsor Police at 519-255-6700 x4330, or Crime Stoppers by calling anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS) or online.

Fire broke out in the vacant former Pour House pub on Chatham Street West in Windsor on 12 February 2017. More than six Windsor Fire and Rescue Units, including an aerial ladder truck, were called to the blaze Sunday afternoon.Photo by John Skinner.

Fire broke out in the vacant former Pour House pub on Chatham Street West in Windsor on 12 February 2017. More than six Windsor Fire and Rescue Units, including an aerial ladder truck, were called to the blaze Sunday afternoon.
Photo by John Skinner.

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