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Vernon RCMP investigating three suspicious vehicle fires in two days

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November 08, 2018 - 2:27 PM

VERNON - Over the past two days, there have been three suspected arson fires involving vehicles on Pleasant Valley Road in Vernon.

RCMP say the first vehicle fire happened Tuesday, Nov. 6, just after noon, in the 4000 block of Pleasant Valley Road.

Then on Wednesday at about 4 a.m. fire crews extinguished two vehicle fires in the 4300 block of Pleasant Valley Road, according to an RCMP media release.

Three vehicles — a Nissan Murano, Ford Fusion and a Buick Enclave — were destroyed and police say the fires are suspicious in nature.

No injuries have been reported as a result of these fires and the files remain under investigation, police say.

Anyone with information regarding these incidents is asked to contact the Vernon RCMP at 250-545-7171. Or remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, or leaving a tip online at www.nokscrimestoppers.com. You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers. If you provide information that leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward.


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