Arson in Williams Lake
Williams Lake, B.C. – Another case of arson in Williams Lake, the city that is trying to recover from the threat of wildfires in the Cariboo.
This morning, a resident of an apartment building on 2nd Ave in Williams Lake, heard a noise coming from the main floor of the building.
The resident went to check the area and could smell smoke.
The smoke was from a pile of papers that had been set on fire.
The Williams Lake Fire Department, along with the police were called to the scene. The flames were extinguished quickly before they could cause any damage or injuries to residents of the building.
This is the second case of arson in Williams Lake in a week. On Tuesday the 15th, 5 males were arrested in connection with an investigation that involved fires being set ( see previous story)
Around 5:41 this morning, Williams Lake RCMP were dispatched to a report of a fire in the Lexington Road Subdivision.
Police are asking anyone with information on this to contact the Williams Lake RCMP at 250 392-6211 or Crime Stoppers at 1 800-222-8477