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Barbecue sparked Rutland residential fire

Police have concluded their investigation after it was determined that a barbeque was the cause of a residential fire in mid-August.

Aug. 15, 2014

Kelowna - Police are considering a residential fire in Rutland as suspicious in nature after the fire was extinguished late Thursday night.

On Aug. 14 at 10 pm, the Kelowna RCMP along with the Kelowna Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire to a residence located in the 200 block of Bach Road

Police are considering this fire as suspicious in nature. Fire investigators with both the Kelowna RCMP General Investigative Services (GIS) and Kelowna Fire Department remain on scene and are continuing to investigate the cause of this blaze.

Anyone with any information is asked to call Cst. Greg Wilcocks of Kelowna RCMP GIS at 250-762-3300. Remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, leaving a tip online at www.crimestoppers.net or by texting your tip to CRIMES (274637) ktown.

 

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