Fire at City Park pavilion now a police investigation

Kelowna RCMP have now taken over the investigation into the fire that destroyed the City Park pavilion on Sunday, March 6.

Kelowna RCMP have now taken over the investigation into the fire that destroyed the City Park pavilion on Sunday, March 6.

The investigation by the Kelowna Fire Department has concluded that the blaze is suspicious in nature and was likely intentionally set. Police are offering these known details in an effort to elicit help from the public.

• The pavilion was last checked, by patrolling commissionaires, at approximately 3:45 a.m. on March 6.

• The call to the Kelowna Fire Department was made at 4:40 a.m.

• The fire’s point of origin was determined to be outside, under the balcony near the concession, at the north side of the pavilion.

• Police have no suspect(s) at this point.

If anyone has any information, please contact Cst. Jaime Moffat, arson iInvestigator, at 250-762-3300, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

 

 

Just Posted

Documentary series features local wineries and restaurants

Quest Out West Wild Food launches Jan. 18

West Kelowna looking at three per cent tax increase

Council grapples with 2018 budget, rejects addition of more cops, firefighters

Tech funding announced for Kelowna post-secondary institutions

UBCO and Okanagan College are getting funding to expand their tech programs

Arbitrated settlement for Kelowna jail guards

Details of arbitration settlement in contract dispute not released

Kelowna art exhibition showcases connection to environment

The opening of Blue Renew – art:debris is Jan. 18

The snow capped hills around Carr’s Landing

Andre Paris has posted another drone video showcasing Lake Country’s beauty

UPDATE: Highway reopened following fatal crash south of Armstrong

Highway 97A crash south of Pleasant Valley cross road near Spallumcheen claims a life

VIDEO: B.C. Lions sign defensive back T.J. Lee to contract for upcoming season

The four-year veteran had a team-high four interceptions and 49 tackles last season with B.C.

How an immigrant to Canada helped Donald Trump prove his mental health

Test that cleared Trump was developed by doctor associated with McGill and Sherbrooke universities

Premier touches on multiple topics ahead of Asia trade trip

Housing and childcare are expected to be the focus of the BC NDP’s first budget in February.

UPDATE: Friends mourn boy, 15, killed in Vancouver shooting

John Horgan: ‘No stone is to be left unturned until we find the perpetrator of this heinous crime’

VIDEO: Explorers uncover Canada’s deepest cave in Fernie

The cave, named Bisaro Anima, was confirmed to have broken the record on New Year’s Day

Canadian junior captain returns to Rockets lineup

Dillon Dube will be back in Kelowna’s lineup Wednesday night after world juniors and bout of flu

Waters: For Trump words speak louder than actions

U.S. president’s first year in office marked more by what he said than what he did

Most Read