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Four suspicious fires in three months in Bella Coola

Bella Coola RCMP are requesting the public’s assistance in the investigation of several fires at the  Four Mile Subdivision of Bella Coola Nuxalk Nation Lands.

Between June 10 and September 2, there have been four separate fires that are suspicious in nature. Investigators believe that they were deliberately set.

During this time span a home in the 900 block of 4 Mile, an abandoned trailer in the 800 Block of 4 Mile, gas cans set on fire near an apartment in 4 Mile as well as a home in the 800 Block of Snuqaax Mamnta have all been the scenes of fire.

“We believe these fires were deliberately set.” said Sgt Rick Skolrood, NCO i/c Bella Coola Detachment. “We are bringing in specialist investigators to assist in the investigation.”

Anyone with information is asked to call the Bella Coola RCMP at 250 799 5363 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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