In­ves­ti­ga­tion into string of East Van­cou­ver fires

Metro Canada (Vancouver) - - NEWS | VANCOUVER - JEFF HOD­SON/METRO

Po­lice are in­ves­ti­gat­ing three fires de­lib­er­ately set in an East Van­cou­ver neigh­bour­hood early Mon­day morn­ing.

Just af­ter 1 a.m., res­i­dents near 29th Av­enue and In­ver­ness Street awoke to the sound of a fire at the back of their home. They es­caped and called for help.

While at the scene, fire­fight­ers were called to a fire at nearby McBride Ele­men­tary School, and a third ar­son was at­tempted a block away from the school.

Call Van­cou­ver po­lice at 604-717-2962 or Crime Stop­pers at 1-800-222-8477 with any in­for­ma­tion on the fires.

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