West Prince RCMP investigates two structure fires overnight

O’Leary, Prince Edward Island – On September 23, 2016 at approximately 2:30 a.m. the West Prince RCMP were called to a reported disturbance at a residence in O’Leary.


When police arrived they observed flames inside the home. Police requested the assistance of the O’Leary Fire Department who attended and extinguished the fire. There was extensive damage to the home and a family pet was lost as a result of the blaze. The Provincial Fire Marshal and L Division Police Dog Services attended the scene.

A short time later at 4:37 a.m. in Glenwood, a second structure fire was reported to the West Prince RCMP. The O’Leary Fire Department attended and extinguished the blaze. The abandoned home had no power to it and was a complete loss.

As both investigations are currently on going, no other information will be released at this time. Police are asking the public to contact them if they have information that may assist with the investigations. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can provide information to PEI Crime Stoppers in the following manner:

*by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS);
*by internet at www.peicrimestoppers.com; or
*by text to 274637 (CRIMES) and text “TIP162″ plus your message.

East Prince RCMP