The residence is divided into four different apartments. No one was home in the unit where the fire started, however other tenants in the building were home. Luckily, no one was injured.
Property damage has been estimated at $30,000.
The Office of the Ontario Fire Marshall was contacted and attended the scene. They have since deemed the fire suspicious and are continuing to investigate the cause and origin.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Greg Cranston at 519-436-6621. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.