Thursday, February 25, 2016

Prince Rupert RCMP investigating suspected arsons on waterfront

The Prince Rupert detachment of the RCMP is investigating the latest incident of damage caused to vehicles parked in the vicinity of the Metlakatla Ferry Dock on the Prince Rupert side of the harbour.

The most recent incident is a fire discovered in the early hours of this morning where two vehicles were set ablaze sometime around the 3 AM period, upon the arrival of the RCMP on the scene the Prince Rupert Fire Department was already in place to knock down the two fires.

The two vehicles sustained damage described as beyond repair, while a third vehicle nearby suffered extensive heat damage.

Another night of vandalism on the Prince Rupert waterfront with three
suspicious fires under investigation near the Metlakatla Ferry Dock

In November RCMP members investigated a vandalism spree in the same region, where six cars were damaged as part of that 2015 incident.

Anyone with any information on any of the incidents on the waterfront are asked to contact the Prince Rupert detachment of the RCMP at 250-627-0700 or through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477

The full media release related to this mornings waterfront fires can be found here.

For more items related to Emergency Services on the North Coast see our archive page here.

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