Fire at Boyds Autobody and Glass considered arson by Kelowna Mounties

Kelowna Mounties looking for alleged arsonist that sparked fires at industrial buildings.

Two fires sparked in the early hours of April 10 are shaping up to look a lot like arson, prompting Mounties to issue a call for witness information.

The alleged firebug came to the attention of the Kelowna Fire Department at 2:50 a.m., Friday, at Boyds Autobody and Glass, located in the 1900 block of Dayton Street.

“Four vehicles were damaged by fire. RCMP and KFD investigators also located a second arson on Bedford Avenue which they believe is linked to the Dayton Street blaze. The Bedford Avenue fire damaged a camper,” said Cpl. Joe Duncan, in a press release.

Police are treating both fires as Arson in nature and continue to investigate the possibility that they are related. Kelowna RCMP is asking the public to report any suspicious persons or activity.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Kelowna RCMP, Cst KILBORN at 250)-762-3300. Remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, leaving a tip online at  or by texting your tip to CRIMES (274637) ktown.


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