Cumberland RCMP investigate arson

Cumberland RCMP say they are investigating an arson that occurred on South Branch Road in New Salem Thursday morning.

Police officers and firefighters from the Advocate and District Volunteer Fire Brigade responded to the scene of a barn on fire around 5:05 a.m.

RCMP say no one was injured in the fire, but their initial investigation deemed the fire to be suspicious in nature.

The police investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact Cumberland RCMP or call Crime Stoppers.