Truro Police investigating suspicious house fire

The Truro Police Service says it's investigating a suspicious house fire on King Street.  

Police say the person or people involved may smell like gasoline or smoke. 

The fire happened around 6 a.m. on Thursday, and a section of King Street, between Victoria Street and Duke Street, was closed while crews responded. 

Truro Fire Service Chief Blois Currie told our newsroom the fire was at the back of the house, and it was quickly contained. 

No one was in the home at the time.  

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Truro Police Service.