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Police investigating suspicious fire

January 26, 2016

Cape Breton Regional Police are investigating a suspicious fire at a house on Rateau Street in Sydney Mines. The residence was vacant at the time, and no injuries were reported.

Police were originally called to the fire around midnight on January 26, where the Sydney Mines 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.