Police investigate suspicious fire

Police are investigating a suspicious fire that occurred at a retail business today in Dartmouth.

At approximately 9:30 a.m. officers responded, along with Halifax Fire and Emergency, to a report of a fire at Walmart located at 90 Lamont Terrace. Upon police arrival, staff and customers had evacuated the store after the fire alarm sounded. At this time, investigators believe that the fire was deliberately set inside of a washroom in the store. There are no reported injuries.

Anyone with information about the incident or video from the area is asked to call police at 902-490-5020. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or using the P3 Tips App.