Delhi barn fire deemed 'suspicious’

Monte Sonnenberg

By Monte Sonnenberg, Simcoe Reformer


The Norfolk OPP are treating a barn fire in Delhi this week as a possible arson.

Firefighters were called to a derelict farm at 124 Hawtrey Road around 4:45 a.m. Tuesday. The front of the barn was fully engulfed when they arrived.

“The flames were shooting through the roof,” said 12-year-old Addison Dwornikiewicz, who lives across the road from the fire scene.

Eight-year-old Carter Dwornikiewicz added that the attending firefighters had the situation under control in no time.

No injuries were reported. Total damage is estimated at $115,000.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Norfolk OPP at 519-426-3434 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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Callers to Crime Stoppers are not required to identify themselves and do not speak to a police officer. Tipsters do not have to testify in court. Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display.

Monte Sonnenberg

519-426-3528 ext. 150



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