Public assistance requested: Arson in Digby County

April 3, 2018, Doucetteville, Digby County, Nova Scotia . . . Just before midnight on April 1, Digby District RCMP responded to a call of a suspicious fire at a vacant home on Doucetteville Rd. The scene was being attended to by local volunteer firefighters and the fire was determined to be suspicious in nature. The building was a total loss and the RCMP is working with the Nova Scotia Office of the Fire Marshal in effort to determine the cause of the fire.

After speaking with witnesses, the RCMP has determined that the home has been vacant for an extended period and vehicles have been seen in the area from time to time. Police are interested in speaking with anyone who has information about potential suspects in this incident. Anyone with information is asked to call Digby District RCMP at 902-245-2579, or 1-800-803-RCMP (7267). 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 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.