One man in custody as Surrey RCMP investigate Newton townhouse fire – No injuries


2024-04-26 17:04 PDT

File # 2024-58406

One man is in custody as Surrey RCMP investigate a Newton townhouse fire which is believed to be suspicious in nature.

On April 26, 2024 at approximately 12:30 pm, the Surrey RCMP responded to a report of a fire at a townhouse complex in the 12700 block of 66 Avenue. Police officers along with the Surrey Fire Department attended the scene as multiple neighbouring residences were evacuated as efforts were made to contain the fire.

A total of three units were directly affected by the fire. There were no reported injuries to the occupants of the townhouses.

A 22-year-old man has been taken into custody in relation to this incident.
Surrey RCMP General Investigation Unit has conduct of the investigation and will be working with the Surrey Fire Investigator and Surrey RCMP Arson Investigation Unit to determine the circumstances of the fire.

The Surrey RCMP asks that anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has CCTV or dash camera footage while in the area around the time of the incident, to contact the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502 and quote file number 2024-58390.

For media inquiries contact:
Corporal James Mason
Surrey RCMP Media Relations Unit
Office: 604-599-7776

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