Waterloo Regional Police Investigating Fire after Unlawful Street Gathering in Waterloo

Media Release

Waterloo Region, Ontario – Waterloo Regional Police continue to investigate an incident where furniture was set on fire during an unlawful street gathering in Waterloo earlier this week.

On Monday, September 2, 2019, at approximately 10 p.m., members of the Waterloo Regional Police Service, Waterloo Fire Department, Region of Waterloo Paramedic Services, and Wilfrid Laurier University Special Constable Service, responded to the area of Ezra Avenue and Clayfield Avenue after receiving reports of large crowds gathered in the area.

During the unlawful gathering, furniture was used to start a fire on Ezra Avenue. The fire was extinguished by Waterloo Fire Department and there were no reported injuries as a result of the fire.

Waterloo Regional Police detectives are continuing to investigate and are looking for anyone with information in connection to the fire to contact investigators at 519-570-9777 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Media Inquiries

Constable Andre Johnson
Public Information Officer, Executive Branch
Waterloo Regional Police Service
519-570-9777 (WRPS) ext. 8106

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