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Police release photo of person near Waterdown house fire, explosion

Individual was walking near the scene of a Hwy. 6 North house fire on April 19, say investigators
Police are looking for this person seen moving southbound along Highway 6 shortly after the April 19 fire started.

Hamilton Police are actively investigating a recent house fire/explosion incident and are appealing to anyone with information to contact police.

On the morning of Friday, April 19, police received reports of a house fire and explosion in the area of Highway 6 and Concession 4, with emergency responders arriving at the scene just prior to 7 a.m.

During this critical timeframe, an individual matching the description provided was sighted in the area, moving southbound along Highway 6 shortly after the onset of the fire.

The individual is described as having a medium build, dressed in dark attire, donning white gloves, carrying a black backpack featuring a logo at its centre, and holding a white bag.

If you have information that you feel may assist with this investigation you are encouraged to contact Detective Greg Blunsdon by calling 905-540-5085 or by email at [email protected].

To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 of submit your anonymous tips online at


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