Police investigating east-end house fire
No one injured as blaze causes $70,000 damage
A fire that gutted a house in an east Windsor neighbourhood on Tuesday afternoon is under investigation by police.
A small two-storey residence in the 1800 block of Balfour Boulevard was the focus of multiple firefighting units shortly before 3:45 p.m. due to heavy smoke and flames.
The fire was brought under control by 4 p.m. No injuries were reported.
An investigation by Windsor Fire and Rescue Services found that the fire started in a bedroom of the home. However, the exact cause of the fire remains undetermined.
Damage has been estimated at $70,000.
Windsor police officers were still at the scene on Wednesday morning.
The address was previously investigated by Windsor police five months ago in relation to a report of gunfire in the area.
Multiple shots were heard in the 1800 block of Balfour Boulevard on the morning of Nov. 3, 2020.
No injuries were reported. Investigators learned that a black
SUV was seen heading south on Balfour Boulevard at the time of the shooting.
Anyone with information about Tuesday's incident is encouraged to contact Windsor police at 519255-6700 ext. 4330.
Anonymous tips can be made via Crime Stoppers at 519-258-8477 or www.catchcrooks.com.