Suspicious garage fire under investigation
SYDNEY MINES — A fire that destroyed one garage and extensively damaged another on Ocean Street is being investigated by police and the fire marshal’s office. Cape Breton Regional Police Staff Sgt. Stephen MacKinnon said the fire, which was reported Sunday around 1 a.m., has been deemed suspicious. There were no injuries in the blaze. John MacPherson, deputy fire chief of the Sydney Mines Fire Department, said the fire started in one backyard garage then spread to a neighbouring garage.