Burlington house fire suspected arson

The Burlington Fire Department says a Maple Ave. house fire may be arson. Don Mitchell / Global News

Arson is suspected as the cause of a fire that did an estimated $250,000 in damage to a vacant Burlington home.

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When the Burlington Fire Department arrived at the house on Maple Avenue at about 9 p.m. on Monday, there were flames and smoke coming from the building.

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It’s believed the fire started in one of the bedrooms.

Ontario’s Office of the Fire Marshal is investigating.

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