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State Police Detectives Investigate Salem Pheasant Farm Fire




STATE OF CONNECTICUT
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Dr. Dora B. Schriro
Commissioner
Colonel Alaric J. Fox
Deputy Commissioner
Division of State Police
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 31, 2016

State Police Detectives Investigate Salem Pheasant Farm Fire

Salem, CT. (August 30, 2016): State Police Detectives from Eastern District Major Crime are investigating two separate fires that occurred at the Bordeau’s Pheasant Farm located at 343 Old Colchester Rd. in Salem.

On August 24, 2016 at approximately 1:50 p.m. and again on August 30, 2016 at approximately 2:50 p.m. fire crews responded to the Bordeau Pheasant Farm property for two separate fires.  One of the structures on the now abandoned farm was destroyed.

The Salem Resident Trooper’s Office responded to the scene and initiated an investigation.  State Police detectives from the Fire and Explosion Investigation Unit (FEIU) responded to the scene to assist in the investigation.  State Police detectives from Eastern District Major Crime (EDMC) also responded to the scene and assumed the investigation.


Anyone who thinks they may have any information regarding these fires is asked to call Detective Fratellenico at 860-465-5456, the confidential crime tip hotline at 860-465-5469, or text TIP711 with the information to 274637. All calls will be kept confidential.



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