This property contains a duplex unit, which is currently vacant; renovations were being made to the structure. All damage was contained to the inside of the residence.
Preliminary investigation by members of the fire service determine this fire is suspicious in nature.
Members of the Forensic Identification Unit will attend the scene with the Fire Marhsall's office to continue the investigation.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 902-563-5151 or anonymously through CrimeStoppers at 902-562-8477 and online at www.capebretoncrimestoppers.ca.