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Police deem fire in Saskatoon mall as arson, looking for help to identify individual

A fire at a Dollarama store at a Saskatoon mall led to a partial closure of some stores in June 2021. Slavo Kutas / Global News

The Saskatoon Police Service (SPS) say an arsonist is responsible for a fire inside a mall over six months ago.

Officers and the Saskatoon Fire Department were called to the blaze inside a Dollarama store at Market Mall on the morning of June 2.

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Initially, the damage was estimated to be $100,000. No injuries were reported.

SPS said the investigation has deemed the fire to be the result of arson.

Police have released a photo and are asking for public help in identifying an individual they believe may have information that can assist them.

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The Saskatoon Police Service has released this photo following a fire inside a mall in June 2021. Saskatoon Police Service / Supplied

Anyone with information is asked to contact SPS at 306-975-8300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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