**** New Glasgow Regional Police Release
New Glasgow Regional Police investigating four arsons-seeking information from the public.
New Glasgow Regional Police Major Crime Unit is investigating four acts of arson that occurred throughout the Town of New Glasgow and the Town of Trenton early this morning.
Three acts of arson occurred in the Town of Trenton where Trenton Fire and New Glasgow Regional Police responded.
At approximately 1:30 am a fire was reported at a vacant residence on North Main Street. The residence sustained extensive fire and smoke damage.
At approximately 1:43 am a fire was reported at a backyard Shed on First Street, Trenton. The shed sustained fire and smoke damage.
At approximately 2:35 am a fire was reported at a vacant residence on North Main Street, Trenton. The residence sustained fire and smoke damage.
One act of arson occurred in the Town of New Glasgow where New Glasgow Fire Department and New Glasgow Regional Police responded.
At approximately 7:20 am a fire was reported at a vacant residence on Nelson Street, New Glasgow. The residence sustained extensive fire and smoke damage.
The New Glasgow Regional Police, Trenton Fire Department and the New Glasgow Fire Department determined that each fire was intentionally set.
The New Glasgow Regional Police Major Crime Unit are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying those involved or any information that may assist in the investigation.
Police are also asking the public to check camera footage, dash cams, photos and other video devices that may assist investigators in solving this crime.
As the arson investigation continues, police are urging the public to remain vigilant and report any unusual or suspicious activity,” said Constable Ken Macdonald. “Any information provided may be crucial in helping solve this investigation.”
New Glasgow Regional Police Major Crime Unit continues to investigate.
No injures occurred in any of the arson locations.
If you have any information about this incident, please contact New Glasgow Regional Police at 902-752-1941. 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 www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or use the P3 Tips App.