Aid office attacked"
Ont. (CP) - A disgruntled former employee rammed a flaming truck loaded with
propane tanks into the offices of the Children's Aid Society in this
have some indication that the person involved was an ex-employee of the
Children's Aid Society," said Sgt. Gerry Corriveau. "We believe at
this point and time that he was attempting to simply set fire to the
building." The truck, which was also loaded with gas cans, crashed into the
offices of the Children's Aid Society around 7:30 a.m, an hour before children
and their families usually arrive at the centre.
truck was on fire prior to its impact," said Corriveau. "In fact, the
driver was on fire as well."
man, identified only as 49 years old and from
employees inside the building at the time, were not injured, police said.
The offices were extensively damaged by the fire, estimated at a cost of more than $1 million.
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