Surrey RCMP is investigating a suspicious fire in Newton area

2024-06-21 10:52 PDT

File # 2024-88835

Surrey RCMP is advising the public of a suspicious fire.

On June 20, 2024 at 5:30 pm, Surrey RCMP responded to a structure fire in the 8200-block of King George Boulevard. Upon arrival, a unit in the housing complex was fully engulfed in flames.

Surrey Fire Services were able to extinguish the fire and no one was located inside. Surrey RCMP General Investigation Unit has taken conduct of the file. Initial witness statements have been taken and further canvassing of the area is ongoing. The fire has been deemed suspicious by the Surrey Fire Services Inspector. The investigation is ongoing and investigators will be in the area today. A suspect has been identified and efforts are underway to locate and arrest.

If you have any information about this incident, please call Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502 and quote file 2024-88835.

Released by:

Sgt. Tammy Lobb
Media Relations Officer
Surrey RCMP
14355 57 Avenue, Surrey, BC, V3X 1A9
Office: 604-599-7776


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