Arson

St. Paul’s Anglican Church, which is abandoned and not used by the community, was burnt down late at night on July 1. (Ivan Terri-Lynn Milton/Facebook)

VIDEO: Fire levels historic Anglican church in northwest B.C. on Canada Day

St. Paul’s Anglican Church in Gitwangak was destroyed July 1

 

(Canadian Press)

Fire destroys Catholic Church north of Edmonton, RCMP say blaze suspicious

Fire was so fierce that firefighters could not enter the 114-year-old Morinville building

 

A fire caused some damage to the entrance of St. Paul's Anglican Church on Gitwangak Indian Band land on June 26, 2021. Police say the fire is suspicious. (Facebook/Gitwangak Band Office)

RCMP scrutinize suspicious church fire in northwest B.C. for any links to Okanagan blazes

St. Paul’s Anglican Church in Gitwangak remains intact after June 26 suspicious fire

 

Comox Valley RCMP arrested a suspect in connection with a dumpster fire on the weekend. Black Press file photo

Comox Valley RCMP charge suspect with arson for weekend fire

Courtenay Fire Department has responded to multiple dumpster fires this year

Comox Valley RCMP arrested a suspect in connection with a dumpster fire on the weekend. Black Press file photo
The fire occurred at St. Brelade’s Court on Back Road. It appears to have been deliberately set. A quick response limited the damage. Photo by Terry Farrell

Comox Valley RCMP seeking witnesses to suspicious fire

Man who may have been wearing black hoodie seen fleeing area

The fire occurred at St. Brelade’s Court on Back Road. It appears to have been deliberately set. A quick response limited the damage. Photo by Terry Farrell
The Salmon Point Restaurant and Pub lies smouldering while firefighters conduct clean up operations. The pub caught fire sometime before 5 a.m. March 1. File photo by Curtis Papove

Salmon Point Restaurant and Pub arson approaches one-year anniversary

Its been almost one year since the Salmon Point Restaurant and Pub…

  • Feb 10, 2020
The Salmon Point Restaurant and Pub lies smouldering while firefighters conduct clean up operations. The pub caught fire sometime before 5 a.m. March 1. File photo by Curtis Papove
Wei Li, the 49-year-old convicted of lighting his rental property on fire in the fall of 2017, was sentenced to two years in a federal penitentiary on Friday in the Supreme Court of B.C. (Facebook/Debbie Beech)

B.C. landlord sentenced to two years in jail for torching his own rental property

Wei Li was convicted of intentionally lighting his rental property on fire in October 2017

Wei Li, the 49-year-old convicted of lighting his rental property on fire in the fall of 2017, was sentenced to two years in a federal penitentiary on Friday in the Supreme Court of B.C. (Facebook/Debbie Beech)