Police search for suspect after Etobicoke store set on fire
A Toronto fire truck is seen in this file photo. (Aaron Vincent Elkaim/The Canadian Press)
TORONTO -- A fire that broke out at a store in Etobicoke Sunday evening is being investigated as suspicious, Toronto police say.
Emergency crews were called to a building on The Queensway, east of Royal York Road, shortly after 9 p.m.
When firefighters arrived, flames were seen inside the business located on the first floor of the building. Toronto Fire said received a call that someone had broken the window of the store and started a fire.
The bulk of the fire was quickly knocked down. A mother and her two children who were residing in a unit above safely made their way out.
Toronto Fire said primary and secondary searches have been conducted, and no injuries are reported.
A suspect fled the scene in a grey SUV last seen southbound on Milton Street, police said.
No suspect description has been released.
A Toronto Fire investigator has been called to the scene. There are road closures in the area while police investigate.