Last Tuesday RCMP responded to a complaint of a fire at a residence on 16B Paddon Road, in Happy Valley Goose Bay.
Officers noted that the residence, a two apartment, one story complex, had been lit on fire and the siding had burnt up to the main floor windows.
The fire department attended and the fire was quickly brought under control and extinguished.
No injuries were reported.
Further investigation revealed a person dressed in black was seen running from the scene at the time of the fire.
Both the Forensic Identification Unit and a Fire Investigator attended to process the scene and determined an accelerant had been used in this fire.
This Arson investigation is continuing.
If you, or anyone you know, has any information on this or any other crime, you are asked to contact the nearest office of the RCMP.
Anyone with information and who wishes to remain anonymous, can call Crime Stoppers anytime at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS). Calls to Crime Stoppers are not traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on your tip, you could be eligible for a cash reward.