Submitted. On Saturday, June 15 at 12:30 am, Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service (AFRS), Abbotsford Police and BC Ambulance were called to a fire in an upper floor residence in the 2600 block of Jasper Court.
There were several individuals in the home at the time and fortunately they were all safely evacuated with no serious injuries being suffered.
The fire investigator has deemed the incident suspicious and the Major Crime Unit of the Abbotsford Police Department is currently investigating it as arson.
Given the number of persons in the home and the proximity to other residences, there was the potential for greater property damage and injury.
APD detectives are appealing to anyone with information about this incident to call the APD at 604-859-5225, text the APD at 222973 (abbypd) or to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.