House Fire Near Brandon Deemed Suspicious

House Fire Near Brandon Deemed Suspicious

By Sarah Klein

RM of Cornwallis Fire
A fire destroyed a vacant home in the RM of Cornwallis southeast of Brandon on Tuesday, April 7, 2015. (RCMP HANDOUT)

RCMP in western Manitoba are investigating a suspicious fire in the RM of Cornwallis.

The fire engulfed a vacant home about 24 km southeast of Brandon at around 3 a.m. on Tuesday.

Firefighters were unable to save the home, which was completely destroyed. No one was injured and a damage estimate isn’t yet known.

Anyone with information is asked to contact investigators at the Blue Hills Brandon RCMP detachment (204) 726-7522, or call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.