Police seek public help with recent Cabaret Pink fire investigation
Investigating the fire that took the rest of what was left at 802 chemin d’Aylmer on October 24, Gatineau Police (SPVG) is seeking the population’s help in finding information regarding how the incident happened. According to a press release issued by the SPVG, police officers were notified of a fire inside the abandoned strip club at approximately 5:15 am.
Police said were able to secure the property’s perimeter to give firefighters a chance to hose down the blaze. An investigation was then launched by the SPVG to determine the cause of the fire.
After investigating, it noted that police said that evidence determined that the incident was of suspicious origin. It also clarified that the building, which has been closed for years, was also partially enflamed on July 26. It added that the building, despite being barricaded, has been illegally used as a shelter and a vandalism haven.
Anyone with information regarding the situation or having seen suspect activity around the building near the time of the incident is encouraged to call the police at (819) 243-4636, option 5.