Garage fire deemed sus­pi­cious

The Prince George Citizen - - Local - Ci­ti­zen staff

Prince Ge­orge Fire Res­cue lim­ited the dam­age caused by a sus­pi­cious fire to $2,000 when called to a 1100-block 20th Av­enue home shortly be­fore 6 p.m. Wed­nes­day.

Fire­fight­ers found smoke com­ing from the ex­te­rior ground level of an older wood-sided garage and quickly doused the fire. The struc­ture was not oc­cu­pied and there were no in­juries.

“The scene was handed over to the RCMP as it is a sus­pi­cious fire,” PGFR as­sis­tant chief John Law said.

Any­one with in­for­ma­tion on the in­ci­dent is asked to call Prince Ge­orge RCMP at 250-561-3300 or anony­mously con­tact Crime Stop­pers at 1-800-222-8477 or on­line at www.pgcrimesto­p­pers.bc.ca. You do not have to re­veal your iden­tity to Crime Stop­pers.

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