On Monday, July 31, 2017 the Fredericton Police Force (FPF) and the Fredericton Fire Department (FFD) responded to a structure fire at around 10:30 pm on the south side of the city. Subsequently, the investigation of the fire has been deemed suspicious in nature and police are treating the fire as arson.

There was no one inside the building at the time of the fire. The investigation is ongoing.

No other information will be released at this time.

Anyone with any information about this fire is asked to contact Detective Tim MacDougall at 460-2278 or at .

Tipsters may also report anonymously via Crime Stoppers at 1800-222-8477, or contact them at their website at CRIMENB.CA.

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $2000 for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for this crime.