This unoccupied house on Ashton Road is thought to be suspicious. RCMP and the Agassiz Fire Department are hoping witnesses can help figure out what occurred.

This unoccupied house on Ashton Road is thought to be suspicious. RCMP and the Agassiz Fire Department are hoping witnesses can help figure out what occurred.

Police need witnesses for suspicious Agassiz fire

House on Ashton Road was unoccupied when it caught fire

RCMP are looking for witnesses of a house fire that occurred in Agassiz on Jun. 29.

At about 4:25 a.m., neighbours were alerted to a house fire in the 2200 block of Ashton Road. RCMP and Agassiz Fire Department attended to find the vacant house fully engulfed. Subsequent investigation has revealed that the fire was suspicious in nature.

The assistance of the general public is being sought in this matter.

“We are asking that if any one saw anything unusual that night in the community to give us a call,” said Cpl. Len vanNieuwenhuizen. Should you have any knowledge of this event please call Agassiz RCMP at  604-796-2211 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

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