Bracebridge OPP are seeking public assistance in relation to an early morning structure fire investigation in Gravenhurst.
On March 22, 2023, at 4:15 a.m., officers and emergency services responded to a structure fire involving a building (Muskoka Boat Rentals) along the Gravenhurst Wharf near Steamship Bay Road.
No injuries were reported as a result of the fire. Damage was estimated at $750,000 with the fire department calling the fire “suspicious” as a result of evidence found when fire crews arrived.
The investigation is continuing with the assistance of the Muskoka Crime Unit and the Office of the Ontario Fire Marshal (OFM).
Anyone with information is asked to call Bracebridge OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). You can submit your information online at www.crimestopperssdm.com if you have any information on this crime or any other crime. Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display and you will remain anonymous. Being anonymous, you will not testify in court and your information may lead to a cash reward of up to $2,000.
This is a developing story and more details will be released soon.
All stations operating at a structure fire in a business at the Gravenhurst Wharf. Please avoid the area pic.twitter.com/lUM0kwLiqg
— GravenhurstFIRE (@GravenhurstFIRE) March 22, 2023