Arson, Cumberland County

April 19, 2019, New Salem, Nova Scotia… Cumberland RCMP is investigating an arson that occurred on South Branch Road in New Salem.

At 5:05 a.m. yesterday, RCMP and Advocate and District Volunteer Fire Brigade responded to the scene of a barn that was on fire. The investigation determined the fire to be suspicious in nature. No one was injured as a result of the fire and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information on the arson is asked to contact Cumberland RCMP at 902-254-2424. 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, or use the P3 Tips App.

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