© Michael Nesbitt/Journal Pioneer
Thirty firefighters and a dozen trucks from five community fire departments responded to the fire, which extensively damaged this vacant house along Route 2 in Mount Pleasant Saturday evening.
The police are now handling the investigation into a fire at a vacant house Saturday evening in Mount Pleasant.
Provincial Fire Marshal David Rossiter announced Tuesday morning he had completed his investigation into the cause and origin of the fire and has turned the file over to the East Prince RCMP "for further criminal investigation."
A firefighter was treated for smoke inhalation and taken to hospital following the fire in the house which is located along Route 2 near the Enmore Road, about 25 miles west of Summerside.
The 1 1/2-storey house had been vacant for about a year.