House fire considered suspicious

Cayman Islands Fire Service crews
were investigating a suspicious fire in Bodden Town Monday night.

A family of four, including two
young children, were not harmed in the house fire in the Midland Acres
neighbourhood Monday night. It was believed they were not home when flames
broke out. 

No cause has been determined.
However, Chief Fire Officer Dennom Bodden did confirm that an empty gas
canister was found outside the home by investigators. 

According to RCIPS inspector Dane
Pinnock, the home on Periwinkle Drive was completely engulfed in flames by the
time fire crews and police arrived at 9pm Monday.

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