Arson investigation underway in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release

On Wednesday October 30, 2019 at 1153pm Halifax Integrated Emergency Services Dispatch received a call about a structure fire in the 20-30 block of Herbert Rd in Halifax.​

Halifax Regional Police and Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency​ responded. ​ A fire was located on the outside of a residence and was quickly extinguished.​ Damage was confined to a relatively small section of the outside of the house.​

Further examination by the fire fighters lead them to believe that the fire was deliberately set.​ The incident is currently being investigated by investigators from both fire and police.​

Anyone with information is asked to contact police or fire at 902-490-5020 or Crimestoppers at 1888-222-TIPS(8477).

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