Regina police probe fire at Dollarama

A fire that damaged a downtown Regina dollar store Wednesday night was deliberately set, police believe.

A fire that damaged a downtown Regina dollar store Wednesday night was deliberately set, police believe.

At about 7:30 p.m. CST, emergency crews were called to Dollarama at the Cornwall Centre.

According to police, someone tried to light fires in two places on the shelves. The fire was quickly extinguished by overhead sprinklers.

No one was hurt.

The damage is estimated at several thousand dollars. Police continue to investigate.

In 2010, fire destroyed the Dollarama on Albert Street South. The store has since been rebuilt.