Arson suspect wanted after 2 firefighters injured in townhouse blaze

Nov 7 2019, 10:01 am

Toronto police are looking for a man wanted in an arson investigation.

According to police, on Saturday, November 2, at approximately 2 am, officers responded to a call for a fire at 85 Shuter Street.

Police say officers and firefighters responded to a 3-alarm fire at the location, and a man was observed leaving the townhouse as they arrived.

Firefighters were on the roof trying to control the blaze, when two firefighters fell from the crumbling roof.

Investigators say the Fire Marshalls Office determined the fire was caused by arson.

They released a composite sketch of a man seen leaving the building.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5100, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637)

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