Arson suspected in early morning blaze

Arson is suspected in an early morning blaze in Tunapuna during the wee hours of Friday morning.
 
Police are currently viewing CCTV footage that showed a man pouring a liquid outside a dwelling house at 8 Tunapuna Road.
 
According to a police report, at about 6.50 am passers-by noticed fire coming from the house located a few metres away from the roadway.
 
Fire officials responded and was able to extinguish the blaze before it could spread to an adjacent commercial building.
 
Police and Fire officials said there were no injuries or deaths, but eyewitnesses reported seeing a man pouring a liquid onto the house before running away, shortly before the fire.
 
One person occupied the building believed to be a tenant.
 
When Guardian Media visited the scene yesterday there was no one around, however, caution tape was seen drawn across the property.
 
Reporter:  Rhondor Dowlat-Rostant
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