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Shed fire investigated in Richer

By: Staff Writer

Posted: 07/15/2019 10:35 AM

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Steinbach RCMP have launched an arson investigation into a Friday fire that engulfed an outbuilding behind the Husky gas station in Richer.

Police arrived on scene to find the Richer Fire Department had extinguished the blaze, which charred the LUD of Richer’s recycling shed, Steinbach RCMP said Monday in a release.

The fire may have started around midnight on Friday, and Steinbach RCMP are treating the incident as an arson.

Anyone with information about the fire is asked to call Steinbach RCMP at 204-326-4452; contact Crime Stoppers anonymously by phone at 1-800-222-8477; or submit a secure tip online at

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