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Police suspect arson in car wash fire near St. Catharines gas station

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Police in St. Catharines, Ont. are looking for help to determine how a shuttered car wash on the city’s west-side caught fire two weeks ago.

Niagara Regional Police say the blaze happened on the evening of April 1 just before 8:30 p.m. behind a Petro Canada location on Ontario Street.

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The fire at the structure, which has not been in operation for about a year, was extinguished quickly with no injuries.

Investigators are treating the incident as an arson.

Anyone with information can reach out to detectives at 905-688-4111, extension 1009531. Anonymous tips can be left with Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online.

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