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Ajax house fire deemed suspicious

Last Updated Jul 24, 2017 at 2:59 pm EDT

Durham region fire truck Image Credit: Twitter/@DRPSWestDiv

Durham police and the Ontario Fire Marshal believe a house fire that broke out early Saturday morning in Ajax was arson.

Emergency crews were called to the house on Ventris Drive, Kingston Road and Westney Road area, around 3:30 a.m.

Officials say the building sustained extensive damage.

The Ontario Fire Marshall was called in and determined the fire to be suspicious in nature.

No injuries were reported.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact investigators at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2521.