UPDATE: Suspected “Trap Garage” Catches Fire, Arson Likely

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(THUNDER BAY, ON) – A fire that raged on the exterior of a garage on McMillan Street has some suspicious details emerging regarding the incident.

Sources indicate that the garage may have been used for drug use and trafficking.

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A woman who was on location when the fire is said to have started, claims she was inside the garage. People on scene told firefighters that no one lived inside the garage yet there was a TV, mattress, and other items consistent with a living space.

A fire had started on the exterior of the building, which is consistent with numerous other fires in the East End area recently. A number of those fire have been deemed suspicious and some deemed arson.

People familiar with the suspected “trap garage” tell us that they would often see people that appeared strung out on drugs lurking around and in the garage in question.

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A “trap house” or “trap garage” is a location that is utilized for drug use and drug trafficking. There are a large number of these locations setup in town. Estimates peg the number around 100 but could easily be a number of times higher than that.

Read our previous article about this blaze below:

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4 Replies to “UPDATE: Suspected “Trap Garage” Catches Fire, Arson Likely”

  1. I HATE 2 B SAYING THIS BUT MAYBE ITS TIME 4 WE THE PEOPLE 2 CLOSE DOWN THE TRAP HOUSES BY ANY MEANS . OVIOUSELY POLITITIONS CAN T OR WONT – POLICE SEEM 2 B A PUNCH LINE IN STEAD OF A DETERENT- AS OUR COMMUNITIES BECOME MORE UNSAFE DAILY???? NOT TRYING 2 ENCOURAGE UNLAWFULL BEHAVIOR – BUT F–K DON T OUR KIDS DESERVE – ELDERLY – WOMEN -ETC. SAFE STREET DAILY ??????? ? F–K U FACIST LIBERALS

  2. Only 6 blocks from the simpson street fire two weeks ago…. at 7 blocks from tech1 auto that burned. Interesting.

  3. Doesn’t take a genius to connect the dots. Hopefully there are surveillance cameras the cops can access for evidence.

  4. THE CITY SHOULD SEIZE THE PROPERTIES FROM THE LANDLORD IF ITS DEEMED TO BE A TRAP HOUSE ,, MAKE PEOPLE DO REF CHECKS ON WHO THEY LET RENT ,, IF THERE WAS ,, LANDLORDS WOULD HAVE “NO” CHOICE !!!

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