Thursday June 6th, 2019
On Wednesday, June 5th, 2019, at approximately 04:10 AM, the Dawson Creek RCMP received a report of a structure fire located in Pouce Coupe.
Dawson Creek RCMP officers arrived on scene and determined that the structure on fire was located in a work yard at 5012 Hwy 2. Upon police attendance, fire crews were already on scene trying to keep the fire under control. Multiple vehicles that were parked near the building were also engulfed in flames. It is believed the building was vacant and no one was inside the building or vehicles at the time of the fire.
Due to the location of the fire, the highway was shut down temporarily and an alternate route was set up until the fire was under control.
The area was secured by police pending further investigation and updates will be posted in the future.
If you have any information on this incident, please call the Dawson Creek RCMP at 250-784-3700. If you wish to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).
Cst. Jaime FLIKWEERT
Dawson Creek RCMP