A motorcycle

A motorcycle

Arson suspected in house fire

No-one was injured in the fire, and police have identified only the one suspect.

RCMP and Ladysmith Fire & Rescue investigators are treating a fire that seriously damaged a house at Fourth Ave. and Greenhorn Place as arson.

“We’re into an arson investigation right now,” said Cpl. Rick Fraser with the RCMP. “We consider it a set fire.”

On Tuesday, Oct. 27 fire and an RCMP forensic team was still collecting evidence at the home, a motorcycle lying on its side on Greenhorn Place, just off the property.

Fraser said charges were being contemplated but that the suspect, who was in hospital, was not available to be interviewed.

No-one was injured in the fire, and police have identified only the one suspect.