At approximately 3:30 a.m. on August 16, Halifax Regional Police responded, along with Halifax Regional Fire, to a report of a fire at the rear of the Alderney Ferry Terminal, located at 88 Alderney Drive in Dartmouth. Halifax Regional Fire & Emergency were able to contain the fire of a wooden structure at the rear of the terminal that housed a dumpster. Fire investigators deemed the fire suspicious and turned the matter over to police for investigation.
No arrests have been made at this time and the investigation will be followed up by the Integrated General Investigation Section.
Officers are looking to speak with anyone who may have any knowledge of this incident and ask that they contact Halifax Regional Police at 902-490-5020. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or texting a tip - Tip 202 + your message to 274637.