Arson suspected in $1-M blaze that burned building in Norway House
Crews were called to the fire at the Kinosao Sipi Minisowin Agency Building in Norway House on Jan. 3, 2013. The building houses a Child and Family Services office. (image courtesy Norway House RCMP)
Published Thursday, January 3, 2013 3:33PM CST
Last Updated Thursday, January 3, 2013 3:50PM CST
RCMP said arson is suspected as the cause of a fire that ripped through a building housing a Child and Family Services office in Norway House on Thursday.
A full damage estimate has not yet been set for the fire at the Kinosao Sipi Minisowin Agency Building, but it is believed to be more than $1 million, said RCMP.
Crews were called to the scene around 8:30 a.m. on Jan. 3.
No injuries were reported in the fire.
Police said Thursday that no arrests have been made.
Multiple police units and the Manitoba Office of the Fire Commissioner continue to investigate the fire in the northern Manitoba community.
Anyone with information on the case is asked to contact Norway House RCMP at 204-359-6715 or Manitoba Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or text "TIPMAN" plus your message to Crimes (274637).