Suspicious house fire in Ajax investigated as arson

Source: Durham Regional Police Facebook page

A house fire in Ajax Saturday morning is being investigated as an arson.

On Saturday, July 22, 2017, at approximately 3:39 a.m., Ajax Fire Services and police were dispatched to a fire at a residence on Ventris Drive in Ajax. The premise sustained extensive damage. No one was physically hurt as a result of the fire.

The Ontario Fire Marshall was called in and determined the fire to be suspicious in nature.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact D/Cst. Snow or D/Cst Ferreira of West Division Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2521.