Suspects sought following apparent arson in Ajax

Police are searching for a pair of suspects following a suspicious fire at a home under construction in Ajax Tuesday (June 15).

According to the DRPS, officers were called to the acitve fire on Beachview Street shortly after 4:30 p.m.

“Ajax Fire Services were on scene tending to the house that was fully engulfed with flames. The house was under construction and not occupied at the time of the fire. The house was extinguished and no one was injured,” reads a media release.

“Witnesses reported seeing two suspects, wearing balaclavas, exiting the residence and fleeing east toward a wooded area.”

The Office of the Ontario Fire Marshall is commencing an investigation, police noted.

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