Cars set on fire in Glenmore

Glenmore residents likely woke up to the whiff of an area crime spree that's currently under investigation.

  • Thu Oct 15th, 2015 6:00am
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Glenmore residents likely woke up to the whiff of an area crime spree that’s currently under investigation.

The Kelowna Fire Department responded to a report of a vehicle fire in the 500 block of Yates Rd just after 2:30 am, Oct. 15.

“Upon arrival crews  found one fully involved car and one partially involved car. After extinguishing the fires, several other vehicles in the area were found to have been vandalized,” said Scott Cronquist, platoon captain with the Kelowna Fire Department.

Mounties followed up on Cronquists’s release this morning, and explained that  four other vehicles had their front passenger windows smashed out.

As of this morning, RCMP Arson Investigators and RCMP Forensic Identification Section will be working in cooperation with the Kelowna Fire Department in conducting a thorough scene examination, said Cpl. Joe Duncan, in a press release.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Kelowna RCMP, 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.