Officers from the Caledon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are requesting the public’s assistance in an ongoing arson investigation.
On April 20, 2022, at approximately 2:57 a.m., an officer conducting speed enforcement in the area of Mayfield Road and Coleraine Drive in the Town of Caledon observed smoke. While investigating its origin, a dump truck fully engulfed in flames was located at a business on Coleraine Drive. After a series of explosions, seven dump trucks were destroyed, and an eighth was damaged.
Caledon Fire and Emergency Services, the OPP’s Forensic Identification Services and USAR CBRNE Response Team (UCRT), along with the Office of the Fire Marshall were all engaged in the investigation.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact Caledon OPP at 905-284-2241 or toll-free at 1-888-310-1122. You can also provide information anonymously by contacting Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.peelcrimestroppers.ca.