Saanich Police (File photo/Victoria Buzz)

Saanich Police are investigating a fire at a church that is being considered suspicious.

According to police, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints on Mann Avenue was the site of a fire on Monday.

On November 22nd, at 10 a.m. Saanich Police responded to the call that the church had been damaged from a fire near a set of exterior doors.

“While it’s still early, we can say at this point that we are treating this fire as suspicious,” said Constable Markus Anastasiades. 

The damage includes broken glass on the doors that were damaged by the flames. The cost of the damage to the church is still unknown at this time.

Police say the cause and intention of the fire is also unknown and is being investigated. 

Anyone that has information or was witness to the fire, which likely occurred overnight or early Monday morning is asked to call the Saanich Police Department at (250) 475-4321.


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