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Fort motel damaged by fire

News Release

On March 13, 2014 at 8:30 pm, the Rainy River District Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the Fort Frances Fire and Rescue Service and the Rainy River District Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a fire at Reid’s Voyageur Inn Motel located at 525 Portage Avenue, Fort Frances, ON.
A 39 year old male resident of the motel remains in hospital and his condition is being monitored.
Members of the Rainy River District Detachment remain on scene as the investigation continues with the assistance of the Ontario Fire Marshall’s Office, OPP North West Region Forensic Identification Unit, Fort Frances and North West Region Crime Unit.
Anyone with information pertaining to this investigation is asked to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
Further information will be released as it become available.