Investigation into string of East Vancouver fires
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.