Suspicious fire in Maple Ridge

Home in 12000 block of Dunbar Street was badly damaged.

  • Aug. 4, 2013 5:00 p.m.

Ridge Meadows RCMP and Maple Ridge Fire Department are investigating a fire officials feel is suspicious in origin.

A home in the 12000 block of Dunbar Street was badly damaged, and fortunately the occupants of the home were uninjured.

Emergency crews were called to the home around 2:45 a.m. on Saturday August 3, 2013 finding the house fully engulfed in flames.

The fire department worked tirelessly to extinguish the blaze.

The home owners report hearing a popping sound, which woke them up, just before discovering the fire.

Maple Ridge Fire Department is leading the investigation on finding the origin, and determining if this is a deliberately set fire.