Police investigate suspicious fire

Occupants got out but some just barely escaped safely, say Terrace RCMP

  • Aug. 5, 2014 8:00 a.m.

Terrace RCMP are investigating what they’re calling a suspicious fire at the Skeena Kalum Housing Units early this morning.

On August 5, 2014, at 1 a.m., Terrace RCMP responded to assist the Terrace Fire at unit #10-4616 Haugland Avenue, reported police this morning Aug. 5.

When officers arrived, they discovered Units 9, 10, and 11 were fully engulfed in flames.

It was reported that all occupants from the affected units managed to get out safely although it was a very close call for some.

The cause of the blaze is currently under investigation, but is being treated as suspicious in nature.

Terrace RCMP are asking anyone with any information regarding these fires to contact the Terrace RCMP at 250-638-7400 or if you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

Just Posted

Former resident wins filmmaking award

Veronika Kurz will be able to make her film with $15,000 cash and in-kind services, up to $100,000

Terrace River Kings win CIHL regular season

The boys held a strong enough lead in points to claim the banner after a 15-2 win Saturday

Terrace residents discuss poverty at provincial engagement meeting

80 people were there as well as the Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction

Shames Mountain named one of the world’s Top 10 ski resorts

The UK magazine listed Shames alongside Whistler and hills in Italy, Japan and Austria

Who wants to live here?

Northwest governments partner on marketing plan to attract workforce, residents

Kids chained in Calif. house of horrors; parents arrested

Authorities say an emaciated teenager led deputies to home where her 12 brothers and sisters were locked up in filthy conditions

‘Reprehensible’: Trudeau abortion policy raises ire of U.S. right

“This man is reprehensible,” tweeted former White House staffer Sebastian Gorka

‘I shouldn’t have to have a husband:’ Winnipeg woman criticizes men-only club

Jodi Moskal discovered the Winnipeg Squash Racquet Club continues to ban women as members, as it has done since opening in 1909.

Japan public TV sends mistaken North Korean missile alert

The false alarm came two days after Hawaii’s emergency management department sent a mistaken warning

Toronto girl dies after being pinned between vehicles while picked up from school

Police say an SUV with no driver in it rolled forward and pinned the girl against her father’s car

Freezing rain warning in effect for B.C. Southern Interior

Environment Canada issued the freezing rain warning for most of the Southern Interior Tuesday morning

Senior randomly stabbed in B.C. mall food court

Woman arrested after victim, 71, suffers serious injuries

B.C. Liberal hopefuls begin final leadership push

Five MLAs, one outsider pitch policies to party members

Most Read