Sunday morning, at approximately 1:30 a.m., Meteghan RCMP and fire services responded to an active structure fire at a property near the 3600 block of Route 1 in St. Bernard.
Upon arrival at the scene, officers found an unoccupied residence fully engulfed in flames.
At this time, from the information and evidence gathered at the scene, RCMP officers believe the fire is suspicious in nature and have opened an arson investigation.
The investigation, led by the Meteghan RCMP with assistance from the Yarmouth/Clare Street Crime Enforcement Unit, is ongoing.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Meteghan RCMP at 902-645-2326. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers, toll-free, at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App.