The RCMP in Port Saunders is investigating the cause of a house fire in Port au Choix that took place early Sunday morning.
There were no injuries as a result of the fire, as the home was not occupied at the time. Firefighters were able to extinguish the fire, however, the home sustained heavy structural and smoke damage.
RCMP fire investigators are working in conjunction with the Provincial Fire Commissioner's Office to determine the cause of the fire, which is at this time being treated as suspicious.
Anyone with information regarding this incident can contact the local RCMP detachment at 709-861-3555, or contact Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.