Russell OPP investigating May long weekend arson case on Blais Street

EMBRUN — On Saturday, May 22nd, officers from the Russell OPP detachment and the Embrun fire station attended a fire burning at a recreational facility on Blais Street. While the fire was extinguished without injury, officers found that the fire had been set intentionally.

Anyone with information regarding this fire, including suspicious vehicles or people seen in the area, should contact Russell County OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or 613-443-4499. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or submit an online tip at where you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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