The RCMP is investigating a suspicious house fire early Wednesday morning in Saint-Leonard, N.B. and is asking for the public's help.

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The fire badly damaged the home, but was contained before damaging neighboring houses, said the West District RCMP. The Rue Saint Jean in Saint-Léonard firefighters and emergency crews responded to the blaze at 2:10 a.m., July 12th. The fire started in the garage and is considered suspicious, the RCMP said.

Contact the West District RCMP at 506-473-3137 if you have any information. Should you wish to remain anonymous, please contact Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), by texting TIP212 + your message to 'CRIMES' (274637), or by Secure Web Tips at www.crimenb.ca.