Police investigate possible arson

Mackenzie

2023-08-09 09:03 PDT

File # 2023-1210

On Monday, August 7, 2023 at 9:06 pm, Mackenzie Fire Department notified the RCMP of a bush fire near Cicada Road in the community.

RCMP attended with the fire department and saw that a ski cabin was on fire. Police spoke to witnesses at the scene who said they heard a motor vehicle in the area but no description could be provided.

The fire was able to quickly contain the fire and prevent it from spreading further into the bush. The cabin was destroyed by the fire. There was no one inside of the cabin at the time and damages are estimated to be $40,000.

Police suspect this fire may have been intentionally set and hope the public can help further the investigation.

If you have any information about this, you are asked to call the Mackenzie RCMP at (250) 997-3288.

Released by

Cpl. Madonna Saunderson
District Advisory NCO (Media Relations)
North District
4020 5th Avenue, Prince George, BC V2M 7E7
Office: 250-561-3166
Cell: 250-301-3521

Email: madonna.saunderson@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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