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Cumberland RCMP investigate New Salem arson

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NEW SALEM, N.S. – Cumberland RCMP is investigating an arson that occurred on South Branch Road in New Salem.

At 5:05 a.m. Thursday, RCMP and Advocate and District Volunteer Fire Brigade responded to the scene where a barn that was on fire. The investigation determined the fire is suspicious in nature.

No one was injured as a result of the fire and the investigation is continuing.

Anyone with information on the arson is asked to contact Cumberland RCMP at 902-254-2424. To remain anonymous, call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at, or use the P3 Tips App.

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