Comox Valley RCMP Residential Fire Investigation Continues

Comox Valley, BC – On September 12th at approximately 3:45 am, the Comox Valley RCMP responded to the intersection of 17th Avenue and Fitzgerald Avenue to assist Courtenay Fire with a residential fire.

The residents were alerted about the fire, and there were no injuries.

The Comox Valley RCMP General Investigation Section, in conjunction with the Courtenay Fire Department, the Integrated Forensic Identification Section and an RCMP Fire Scene Investigator are investigating into the cause of the fire.

“While there has been some speculation the fire was suspicious in nature, the investigation is in the very early stages,” stated Comox Valley RCMP Media Relations officer Cst Rob Gardner. “Investigators will review all evidence available in an attempt to determine what happened.”

If anyone has any information regarding this incident, please contact the Comox Valley RCMP at 250-338-1321 and cite file number 2017-13397.

Information can also be provided anonymously through Crime Stoppers, by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). If the information provided leads to a conviction, you may be eligible for a cash reward.

Police File # 2017-13397

Comox Valley RCMP

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