Haldimand OPP, Fire Services and paramedics responded to a Cayuga residential structure fire on Talbot Street East, Thursday evening after a neighbour heard a smoke alarm and noticed smoke coming from the second level unit.



Fire crews extinguished the blaze and confirmed there were no occupants inside. The estimated cost of the damage is approximately $500,000.

The cause has not been determined at this time and the Office of the Ontario Fire Marshal has been contacted to assist.

OPP is asking anyone who may have noticed any suspicious persons or vehicles, or who may have any information regarding this incident, to contact them at 1-888-310-1122.

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