UPDATE: Suspicious car fires at Boyd's under investigation

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KELOWNA - A blaze at an autobody shop was one of two arson fires in Kelowna early this morning.

RCMP say around 2:50 a.m., today, April 10, firefighters put out four burning cars at Boyd’s Autobody and Glass in the 1900 block of Dayton Street. A second fire on Bedford Avenue damaged a camper.

“Police are treating both fires as arson in nature and continue to investigate the possibility they are related,” Cpl. Joe Duncan says in a media release.

RCMP are asking the public to report any suspicious people or activity.

If you can help out with the investigation call Const. Kilborn at the Kelowna RCMP detachment at 250-762-3300. Remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, leaving a tip online at www.crimestoppers.net or by texting your tip to CRIMES (274637) ktown.

— To contact the reporter for this story, email Adam Proskiw at aproskiw@infonews.ca or call 250-718-0428. To contact the editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

— This story originally published at 5:49 a.m. It was updated at 2:08 p.m. to include new information from police.

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