Police Investigate Arson – Halifax

**** HRP  / HRFE  Media Release

5515 Victoria Rd., Halifax


Jan. 1, 2020

This fire involved a multi-unit dwelling. There were no injuries and no fatalities.

The ignition source was undetermined. The area of origin was determined to be a common area.

There were working smoke alarms.

The cause of this fire is classified as INCENDIARY.

Police Investigate Arson – Halifax


At 4:23 p.m., Halifax Regional Police and HRM Fire & Emergency responded to a structure fire inside an apartment building in the 5500 block of Victoria Road Halifax.​ Multiple callers reported seeing smoke within the building.​ ​


HRM Fire attended and quickly extinguished the fire.​ Tenants did temporarily evacuated with the Fire Alarm and have since returned.​ No one was injured.​


Fire Investigators confirmed the fire was intentionally set and the arson investigation has been turned over to police.​ The arson investigation is in the early stages and is ongoing.​ ​ ​


Police are asking anyone with information about this incident to call police at 902-490-5016.​ Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca.

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