**** HRFE / HRP Media Release
14 Highfield Park Dr., Dartmouth
Sept. 13, 2019
This fire involved a barber shop/commercial strip mall. There were no injuries and no fatalities.
The ignition source was determined to be combustible liquid.
The area of origin was determined to be the front of the shop.
The cause of this fire is classified as INCENDIARY.
Police Investigate Arson – Dartmouth
(September 13) At 2:34 a.m., Halifax Regional Police and HRM Fire & Emergency responded to a report of business on fire, Legends Barber Shop at 14 Highpark Drive Dartmouth.
Witnesses reported a male threw something into a business and it it now on fire. The male fled on foot.
Multiple police units and a Police Service Dog responded and searched the area, but have not located the suspect. The suspect is described as:
Suspect – male, 5’6″, 200 lbs, wearing a blue hooded shirt.
Police have secured the scene and the investigation is in the early stages.