RCMP seeking public’s help with ongoing business structure fire investigation in Kedgwick, N.B.

Kedgwick, New Brunswick – The Northeast District RCMP is hoping information from the public will help their ongoing investigation into a suspicious structure fire in Kedgwick, N.B.

Throughout their investigation, the RCMP along with the Provincial Fire Marshal’s office determined the cause of the fire to be criminal in nature. “We now have new information that confirms the fire to have been set deliberately and hope the public can help us find who is responsible,” says Cpl. Marie-Philip Dumont with the Saint-Quentin RCMP.

On October 1, 2020, at approximately 1 a.m., members of the Saint-Quentin RCMP and Kedgwick Fire Department responded to a building on fire on Rue Notre Dame. The business known as ‘Salon de beauté Amélie’ was unoccupied at the time and was heavily damaged by the fire. Nobody was injured.

Heavily damaged business
(RCMP) Heavily damaged business
(RCMP) Heavily damaged business
(RCMP) Heavily damaged business

Anyone with information about this incident or who may have seen suspicious activity in the area between 11 p.m., on September 30 and 2 a.m., on October 1, is asked to contact the Saint-Quentin RCMP at 506-235-2149. Information can also be provided anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), by downloading the secure P3 Mobile App, or by Secure Web Tips at www.crimenb.ca.

Saint-Quentin RCMP

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