Slocan Lake RCMP investigate fire to one of its vehicles
Slocan Lake RCMP is investigating a suspicious fire to one of its police cruisers prior to the Christmas holiday season.
Police responded to a report police that a vehicle was on fire in front of the Slocan Lake RCMP Detachment in New Denver in the early hours of (Thursday) December 19.
When officers arrived shortly after 2:45 a.m., they found the police vehicle fully engulfed in flames.
The New Denver Fire Department attended and was able to extinguish the fire prior to it spreading to the detachment.
No injuries were sustained as a result of the fire, however the vehicle was burnt beyond repair.
The vehicle and scene were examined; evidence obtained indicates that the fire was suspicious in nature.
Anyone with information regarding this incident, is asked to call the Slocan Lake RCMP at 250-358-2223 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.