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RCMP appeal for witnesses after fire guts boat on Shuswap Lake

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August 17, 2018 - 2:25 PM

CHASE - Police are appealing to the public after a fire gutted a boat on the Shuswap Lake early yesterday morning and a vehicle was seen speeding away.

The fire occurred yesterday, Aug.16, just after 12:30 a.m., according to a media release from Chase RCMP.

Police were called to assist the Scotch Creek Fire Service with a boat on fire near the 2700-block of Squilax Anglemont Road. RCMP say an eyewitness reported seeing a black Pontiac Sunfire speeding away from the area just prior to the boat fire.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Chase RCMP at 250-679-3221.

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