London Police are investigating an overnight fire, deemed to be arson that caused $25,000 in damage to a variety store in the city’s east end.
At around 2:00 a.m. Saturday morning an eyewitness saw the fire at the Starlite Variety store located at 560 Hamilton Road and alerted the London Fire Department. Fire crews rushed to the scene and extinguished the flames. There were no injuries as officials say the building was vacant at the time.
The incident was captured by video surveillance and deemed to be arson. The damage estimate has been set at $25,000.
Members of the Criminal Investigation Division continue to investigate and ask anyone with information in relation to the incident to call London Police or Crime Stoppers.
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