FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Fort St. John RCMP believes the fire at Murray GM was a “targeted event”.
The Fort St John Fire Department and police say four vehicles were damaged following a fire Thursday morning outside Murray GM.
The department responded with seven firefighters and two trucks at around 5:30 a.m.
Deputy fire chief Robert Norton says the crew was able to quickly extinguish the fire before it spread to other vehicles in the lot.
There were no injuries associated with the fire, and the event impacted no structures, Norton said.
The cause of the fire is still undetermined.
“The investigation is in the early stages, but police have reason to suspect this may be a targeted event,” said Constable Chad Neustaeter, media relations officer for the Fort St John RCMP.
“We are asking the public that if anyone saw anything or anyone suspicious departing the area or has dashcam video of the area at the time, please call police.”
Police continue to investigate and are asking anyone with information on the incident to call the detachment at 250-787-8100.
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