RCMP investigating suspicious fire at construction site

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MIDDLE SACKVILLE: Halifax District RCMP are investigating a suspicious fire that occurred before 2 a.m. on March 31. The fire took place at a construction site on Executive Dr. in Middle Sackville.

Police say that suspect(s) appear to have set a fire that destroyed a temporary power meter, portable toilet, and a pile of lumber causing more than $2,000 in damage.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Halifax District RCMP at 902 490-5020. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can also contact Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit tips by Secure Web Tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca.

Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash award.


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