The Fort St. John Fire Department was able to contain the fire to stacked materials behind the building. The building sustained considerable damage to the exterior as the result of the intense heat.
The incident is being treated as suspicious and police believe the fire was set deliberately.
At this time, the RCMP is still investigating the incident and need your help. If you have any information about this incident and specifically the suspect, contact the RCMP at 250-787-8100. If you want to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.crimestoppersnebc.ca