Nfld. & Labrador

RNC investigating 2 'suspicious' northeast Avalon fires

A hunting cabin in Torbay was completely destroyed by fire and a dumpster was engulfed in flames in the Conception Bay South area overnight, according to police.

A hunting cabin in Torbay was completely destroyed by fire and a dumpster was engulfed in flames in the Conception Bay South area overnight, according to police.

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary responded to the Torbay call, off Bauline Line,  just before midnight Saturday.

Police described the fire as "suspicious." The RNC is investigating the incident.

Meanwhile an investigation is also underway in the Conception Bay South area where street patrol officers responded to a fire in a garbage dumpster behind a commercial property.

Police responded that call around 7:30 p.m.

The RNC said damage was contained to the dumpster.

Police also described the C.B.S. fire as "suspicious".

Both fires are under investigation and police are asking anyone with information about either fire to contact them.

 

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