Investigators believe that a house fire in Gilbert Plains was deliberately set; the house was completely destroyed.
The fire was reported just past 11:30 p.m. on Monday night. Area firefighters and police from the Grandview RCMP were called to Main Street in Gilbert Plains after a 911 call, but the house was unable to be saved.
No one was injured in the fire. Investigators from the Office of the Fire Commissioner are assisting Mounties with the investigation.
Gilbert Plains is west of Dauphin on Highway 5.