Police investigate suspicious house fire

Jessica CuthbertAlbany Advertiser
House fire on Gregory Drive
Camera IconHouse fire on Gregory Drive Credit: Jessica Cuthbert

Police are investigating a suspicious house fire in McKail overnight, causing $250,000 damage.

Fire crews received a phone call at around 10pm on Sunday night to attend the fire on Gregory Drive.

House Fire on Gregory Drive
Camera IconHouse Fire on Gregory Drive Credit: Jessica Cuthbert

A Department of Fire and Emergency Services spokesman said a male occupant was in the home at the time.

“The male occupant was given oxygen at the scene from smoke inhalation and then taken to Albany Health Campus escorted by police,” he said.

The fire is being treated as suspicious.

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