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Police are investigating an arson that occurred earlier in Halifax.
At approximately 5:26 a.m. police and Halifax Regional Fire & Emergency responded to a structure fire in the 3600 block of Lynch Street in Halifax. Fire attended and extinguished the blaze. Fire investigators believe the fire was intentionally set and the arson investigation has been turned over to police. There were no reported injuries.
The investigation is in the preliminary stages and investigators in the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are asking anyone with information about this incident to call 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.
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Fire Investigation Summary
3601 Lynch Street, Halifax
July 25, 2020
This fire involved a multi-unit dwelling. There were no injuries and no fatalities.
The ignition source was undetermined. The area of origin was determined to be various rooms.
There were no working smoke alarms.
The cause of this fire is classified as INCENDIARY.