Police & Fire

RCMP investigating suspicious fire in Saint-Léonard

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police are investigating what they call a suspicious fire that “badly damaged” a home on July 12 in St. Leonard, a village located in New Brunswick directly across the St, John River from Van Buren.

Firefighters responding shortly after 2 a.m. were able to contain the fire before it spread to neighbouring houses on Rue Saint Jean. Further investigation determined the fire started in the garage, and it is considered suspicious, according a press release from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

Persons with information about this incident may contact the West District RCMP at 506-473-3137. Those wanting to remain anonymous, may call Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), text TIP212  and message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637), or send a secure online tip at: www.crimenb.ca.

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