PRINCE GEORGE, BC: Just before 9:00 AM on Wednesday July 8, 2020, the Prince George RCMP and other emergency services received a report of a fire at a motel on the 900 block of Victoria Street in Prince George.
Emergency crews attended the scene and found a portion of the building on fire. Frontline officers closed off the area to traffic and assisted evacuees while fire crews tackled the blaze.
At approximately 12:30 PM, fire personnel located three persons deceased within the building.
Police were advised by fire personnel, that the fire appeared to be suspicious; however the investigation is just beginning and cause has not yet been determined.
The Prince George RCMP’s Serious Crime Section were called in to lead the investigation.
Further details may be released as they become available.
Written and released by Prince George RCMP.