Fire in Trenton ruled suspicious

Yellow tape surrounds a building where a fire occurred in Trenton early Monday. (Submitted photo)

An early morning fire on Monday in Trenton is being ruled suspicious.

Members of the New Glasgow Regional Police and the Trenton Fire Department investigated the fire on Main Street after responding to a 911 call of a structure fire at approximately 1:45 a.m. When they arrived on the scene, preliminary investigation of the fire proved to be suspicious.

Emergency Health Services, Nova Scotia Power and fire departments from Abercrombie and Pictou Landing also attended.

The investigation indicates that the fire started in the area of the southeast side of the basement area of the business/residence complex, causing extensive damage.

No one was in the business/residence complex and no injuries were reported.

Trenton Fire Department, New Glasgow Regional Police and Office of the Fire Marshal continue to investigate. Police investigators are on scene at this time.  

Anyone with information regarding the fire is asked to contact the New Glasgow Regional Police at 902-752-1941, or Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or by a Secure Web Tips at www.crimesstoppers.ns.ca.