Arson investigation underway after 6 vehicles damaged by fire in Dartmouth

Police say six cars on Walker Street in Dartmouth were set on fire early Wednesday morning. Reynold Gregor/Global News

Police are investigating after six vehicles were damaged by fire in Dartmouth early Wednesday morning.

Halifax Regional Police say they were called to the suspicious fires at a home on the first block of Walker Street at 12:45 a.m.

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It was first reported that two vehicles were on fire, but police say emergency crews determined six were involved and damaged by fire.

Four of the vehicles parked by a residence and two were on the roadway, according to police.

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There were no known injuries and police believe the fires were deliberately set.

The suspect is described as a white man, 6’0″ tall who was wearing cargo shorts at the time.

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Police say there was also a vehicle seen leaving the nearby area that is thought to be related, which is described as an older model, dark-coloured Toyota Corolla.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Halifax Regional Police or Crime Stoppers.


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