Vehicle fire in Chinatown area sparks arson investigation
No injuries, no arrests tied to Thursday night fire
The Ottawa police arson unit is investigating a vehicle fire in the Chinatown area late Thursday night.
Emergency crews were called to the area of Arthur Street, just west of Bronson Avenue, after 11 p.m.
Nobody was injured and no arrests have been made, police said.
People on Twitter who said they were in the area at the time reported hearing a loud thumping noise.
heard a weird thump like something big hitting the house... minutes later see 3 cop cars racing down the street with lights/sirens... some neighbors out looking around... whut happened? <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/ottnews?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#ottnews</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/chinatown?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#chinatown</a>—@miggitymarty
Ya I heard a thump on Gladstone looked out window and a car got pulled into a tree I thought at first I thought it was that then saw police race up Bronson—@tylawler