West Lincoln barn fire might be linked to crime


Published December 29, 2021 at 6:23 pm


Detectives with the Niagara police are investigating a suspicious barn fire that occurred in West Lincoln on Tuesday night (Dec. 28).

Further investigation has led the detectives to believe the barn was a cannabis grow-op.

The Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPPS) and West Lincoln Fire Department received a report of a fire call located in the area of Victoria Avenue and Tice Road, West Lincoln, at 6:40 p.m. on Tuesday.

The responding firefighters and officers found a barn that was fully engulfed in flames. There were no people on scene at the time of the incident.

The matter remains under investigation with NRPS detectives with 8 District and the Ontario Fire Marshal.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Niagara police at 905-688-4111 ext. 1009224

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