Burnaby RCMP seek witnesses to suspected arson


2020-09-03 08:15 PDT

File # 2020-34947

On Friday August 28 at 5 a.m., police responded to a report of a suspicious fire in the 4300-block of Maywood Street. The fire occurred at the rear of the building and quickly spread to a parking structure, eventually causing extensive damage to 10 vehicles and the backside of the residential building.

Today we are asking anyone that may have witnessed this incident or has a dash cam and was driving in the area of 4300-block Maywood Street on the morning of Friday August 28 between 4 a.m. and 6 a.m. to please contact us.

The risk of personal injury in these instances can be extremely high, luckily nobody was injured in this incident, says Corporal Mike Kalanj of the Burnaby RCMP. If you saw anything or have any information that can help further our investigation, please contact the Burnaby RCMP.

Burnaby RCMP Arson Investigators are aware of a car fire that occurred in the same general area on September 2, however, there is no evidence at this time linking the two incidents.

If you witnessed this incident or have any information that could assist the investigation, please contact the Burnaby RCMP at 604-646-9999 or if you wish to remain anonymous contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or www.solvecrime.ca

Released by

Cpl. Michael Kalanj

Media Relations Officer
Burnaby RCMP
burnaby.rcmp-grc.gc.ca (English only)
6355 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby, BC, V5G 2J2
Office: 604-646-9566
Fax: 604-646-9704

Email: burnaby_rcmp_media@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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