For Immediate release:

Police continue to investigate after fire at 172 King Street West

On June 14th, 2017, just shortly after 11:10 pm, Hamilton Police responded to a business fire at 172 King Street West in the area of King Street & Caroline Street.

Hamilton Police and the Hamilton Fire Department arrived to find smoke coming from the business known as ‘The Queens Fashion’. Fire Fighters from the Hamilton Fire Department made entry to the store and found a fire inside which was quickly extinguished.

No one was injured in this fire and the damages are estimated at approximately $50,000.00 at this time.

The Hamilton Police Service is treating this fire as suspicious at this time and the investigation is on-going.

If you have any information that you believe could assist Police with the investigation into this crime you are asked to contact Det. George Gallant by calling 905-546-3820.

To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online at