RCMP investigating suspicious fire at Trailside Coffee Hut

  • Jul. 20, 2016 7:00 a.m.

Comox Valley RCMP are investigating a suspicious fire that occurred at Trailside Coffee Hut, located on the 2200 block of Cliffe Avenue on July 19.

Police received a report of a fire shortly after midnight. When they arrived on the scene, the Courtenay Fire Department was already attending to an outside wall of the building, which was engulfed in flames.

The fire caused heavy damage to the exterior wall. No one was in the building at the time of the fire.

Police are treating this incident as suspicious. The investigation is continuing with the assistance of the Courtenay Fire Department.

Anyone with information about this fire, or may have seen suspicious activity around this area of Cliffe Avenue, is asked to contact the Comox Valley RCMP at 250-338-1321 and cite file number 2016-8703.

To remain anonymous, contact Comox Valley Crime Stoppers at comoxvalleycrimestoppers.bc.ca, or call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

— Comox Valley RCMP

 

 

 

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