**** New Glasgow Police Release
New Glasgow Regional Police/New Glasgow Fire Department investigating arson-seeking information from the public.
New Glasgow Regional Police are investigating an act of arson that occurred at a vacant residence on MacKay Street, New Glasgow. The fire was reported in the early morning hours of Wednesday July 07, 2021, at 7:30am. The vacant residence sustained extensive fire and smoke damage.
MacKay Street from MacLean Street to Lorne Street Archimedes Street was closed to traffic for over five hours.
New Glasgow Regional Police, New Glasgow Fire Department, Trenton Fire Department, Stellarton Fire Department, Emergency Health Services and Nova Scotia Power attended.
The New Glasgow Regional Police, New Glasgow Fire Department, preliminary investigation, has determined that the fire was intentionally set.
The New Glasgow Regional Police 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 residential camera footage, dash cams, 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.”
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.
NGRP Photo of Arson on MacKay Street, New Glasgow.