Police investigate blaze that destroyed a vacant residence


OPP have launched an investigation after an unoccupied home was extensively damaged by fire.

Middlesex OPP, along with Chippewas of the Thames First Nation Police and fire department, responded to a structure fire located at the 400 block of Chippewa Road, on Chippewas of the Thames about 4:30 a.m. Sunday.

Police say while the residence was heavily damaged, a damage total is not known yet.

There were no injuries reported.

Police are asking anyone with information regarding this investigation to call them at 1-888-310-1122 or contact the Chippewas of the Thames First Nation Police.