Toronto police say they are searching for a suspect following a suspicious fire on The Queensway Sunday evening.
Police said emergency services were called to 639 The Queensway for a report of a storefront on fire.
Firefighters quickly put out the blaze and there were no reports of injuries.
The building contained commercial spaces on the bottom floor with some residential units above.
Police allege witnesses saw a person set the storefront on fire and then fled southbound on Milton Street in a grey SUV.
Investigators described the suspect as wearing a hood.
No other information has been released by investigators at this time.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the police directly. Tips can also be left anonymously with Crime Stoppers.
The Queensway & Winslow St
– several callers reporting that a storefront is on fire
– police o/s
– @Toronto_Fire o/s -confirmed that fire has been put out
– officers advised this is an arson
– commercial unit was set on fire
– no reported injuries
– will update#GO16030
— Toronto Police Operations (@TPSOperations) January 4, 2021