The Regina Police Service is investigating recent arson incidents occurring at vacant Regina residences.
On April 17, 2019, at 12:01 a.m., police were dispatched to a vacant residence on the 900 block of Cameron Street for the report of a fire. It was reported that squatter broke in and started a fire. Shortly after, on April 17, 2019, at approximately 12:43 a.m., police were dispatched to the 800 block of Athol Street for a shed on fire. This incident is likely related to the previously mentioned Cameron Street incident.
On April 25, 2019, at 5:37 p.m., police were dispatched to the 4400 block Dewdney Avenue to a vacant residence on fire, where a male was previously seen running from the house.
As a public safety precaution police are warning property owners to ensure vacant buildings are secure. Please ensure vacant homes and sheds are locked or boarded up to prevent people from breaking in and setting fires. If you see suspicious activity, please call police to check it out.
Anyone who has information to assist these investigations should contact the Regina Police Service at 306-777-6500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.