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Arson scourge rages despite task force

June 3, 2013, Winnipeg - More than a decade after a rash of arsons forced the city to create a strike force, firefighters say firebugs are still running rampant. Alex Forrest, president of the United Fire Fighters of Winnipeg (UFFW), said Friday they knew before a city report came out 2012 saw the highest number of arsons in years. The Winnipeg Free Press reports.

June 3, 2013
By The Winnipeg Free Press

June 3, 2013, Winnipeg – More than a decade after a rash of arsons forced the city to create a
strike force, firefighters say firebugs are still running rampant. Alex Forrest, president of the United
Fire Fighters of Winnipeg (UFFW), said Friday they knew before a city
report came out 2012 saw the highest number of arsons in years. The Winnipeg Free Press reports. | READ MORE