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Police investigate suspicious fire near Fort St. James…

House destroyed by a suspicious fire near Fort St. James
House destroyed by a suspicious fire near Fort St. James

House destroyed by a suspicious fire near Fort St. James

Fort St. James, BC: The Fort St. James RCMP is asking for the public’s help following a suspicious fire that destroyed a home near Highway 27 on Sunday…

Thankfully no one was inside the residence at the time and no one was injured.Police say at 4:18 am, off-duty officers from Fort St. James were heading up Highway 27 and observed flames shooting from a home at 40 Williams Prairie Road. The officers immediately contacted the Fort St. James Volunteer Fire Department along with on-duty RCMP officers.Ā TheĀ house was fully engulfed and could not be saved.

Driveway leading up to the home.

Driveway leading up to the home.

TheĀ property was securedĀ and Forensic Identification Section from Prince George attended and examined the scene.

At this time, the fire is beingĀ treated as suspicious and the Fort St. James RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance to call if they saw anything or have any knowledge about this fire.

Police are specifically asking for any witnesses who may have been drivingĀ on Highway 27Ā (North Road) between 3:00 am and 4:18 am. Police are asking for the public to call if they saw any vehicles or pedestrians comingĀ or going from Williams Prairie Road around that time.

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