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Police investigating suspicious fire, New Waterford

March 11, 2016

Cape Breton Regional Police are investigating a suspicious fire at an apartment complex on Heelan Street in New Waterford. The single occupant of the building was able to escape the fire, and no injuries were reported.

Police were originally called to the fire around 4:15 AM on March 11, where the New Waterford Fire Department was already on the scene, and had deemed the fire suspicious.

The Fire Marshal’s Office is leading the investigation, with assistance from the Forensic Identification Unit, who both continue to work at the scene.

Anyone with information on this fire is asked to contact police at 902-563-5151 or anonymously through CrimeStoppers.