Abbotsford residential arson: Police seeking witnesses and information

ABBOTSFORD Police Department General Investigation officers are looking for witnesses to a fire which was deliberately set in a residence under construction.  The fire caused $85,000 in damage.

The fire was started during the evening hours of February 16 in the basement of a residence located at 4426 Auguston Parkway North. The damage was found by the building contractor the next morning. Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service investigators found the circumstances of the fire to be suspicious, and the investigation was turned over to the APD.

Investigators are asking anyone who has information about this incident, or who has CCTV that may assist with this investigation, to call the Abbotsford Police Department at 604-859-5225, or to report anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or via