Just prior to midnight HRP officers were dispatched to assist Halifax Regional Fire in relation to a working fire in an apartment at 66 Highfield Park Drive in Dartmouth. The residents of the building had to be evacuated but no one was injured. Fire was able to determine that the fire was deliberately set. Police currently do not have anyone in custody. The matter remains under investigation.
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