Firefighters battle the blaze at the Salmon Point Pub south of Campbell River March 1. File photo courtesy Bruce Green

Salmon Point Restaurant and Pub arson approaches one-year anniversary

Its been almost one year since the Salmon Point Restaurant and Pub was burned down in an apparent arson.

RELATED: Fire engulfs Salmon Point Restaurant and Pub south of Campbell River

At approximately 5 a.m. on March 1, Campbell River RCMP members responded to a fully involved structure fire at the Salmon Point Resort south of the city in the Oyster River area. As the one year anniversary approaches of the fire that destroyed the bar and restaurant, police are still looking to speak to people who may have direct information regarding how the fire started.

“The Salmon Point fire was deemed to be suspicious after initial investigations,” said Const Maury Tyre.

RELATED: Police treating Salmon Point pub fire as ‘suspicious’

“The Campbell River RCMP are asking that anyone with information, that could point to who started the fire or identify how it started, call the Campbell River RCMP. This fire had an effect on everyone that worked for Salmon Point, people lost their livelihoods. It’s important that we have the opportunity to hold the person or persons to account who started the fire.”

If you have direct knowledge of information regarding the Salmon Point fire, contact the RCMP at 250-286-6221.

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

ArsonCampbell River

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Online services available at Comox Valley libraries

Since early June, the Vancouver Island Regional Library has been offering ‘takeout’… Continue reading

Comox Valley Regional District board approves $115,000 towards soccer field house project

The Comox Valley Regional District board has approved a $115,000 contribution to… Continue reading

Three active COVID-19 cases on Vancouver Island

Since July 24, Central island has had five new cases, North one, South none

Comox Valley Horseshoe Society all about friendly competition

Feeling lucky? Do you have horseshoes? The Comox Valley Horseshoe Society is… Continue reading

Fanny Bay residents fed up with problem house

A delegation from Fanny Bay has appealed to regional district directors to… Continue reading

B.C. records new COVID-19 death, 85 more cases; Horgan calls on celebrity help

This brings the total number of active confirmed cases to 531 across the province

Horvat scores 2 as Vancouver Canucks beat Blues 5-2 in NHL playoff opener

Game 2 in best-of-seven series goes Friday night

Old-growth forest defenders in Campbell River call for B.C. forest minister’s resignation

Protestors outside North Island MLA’s office ask government to stop old-growth logging

Teachers to get 2 extra days to prepare for students’ return, now set for Sept. 10

Students will first start with orientation and learn rules of COVID-19 classroom policies

High-volume littering at Cape Scott draws ire from hiking groups

Popular Vancouver Island hiking spot not closing, but frustration about crowding grows

SFU to drop ‘Clan’ varsity team name

The ‘Clan’ name is shortened from ‘Clansmen,’ and was introduced roughly 55 years ago

New Tory leader must build a strong team in Commons and for the campaign: Scheer

Scheer marked his final day in the House of Commons today as leader of the Opposition

B.C. to hire 500 more COVID-19 contact tracers ahead of fall

Contract tracers add an ‘extra layer’ in the fight against the novel coronavirus

More than $800,000 in suspected cocaine seized from ship near Victoria

RCMP Dive Team suspects more narcotics had been stored below ship’s waterline

Most Read