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Fire set at hydro tower on city border

Durham police are seeking anyone who has information on a fire that caused $10,000 worth of damage at a construction site of a future hydro tower.

Some time between Saturday, May 2 and Monday, May 4, police say a suspect or suspects entered the Hydro One construction site on Townline Road North near Winchester Road along the border between Oshawa and Clarington. A stack of skids holding parts for the tower were set on fire using lit cardboard boxes.

Police say the fire had no effect on local electrical service.

Anyone with information on this investigation is asked to call Const. Crittenden at 1-888-579-1520, ext. 2956.