RCMP investigate daytime fire as possible arson
An arrest has been made, as fire investigators probe a suspicious afternoon blaze beneath the Old Trail Bridge, according to Trail RCMP top cop Sgt. Wicentowich.
“On May 25, at 1:53 p.m., Trail and Greater District RCMP and Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue responded to a suspicious fire at the camp located underneath the old Trail Bridge on Casino Road in Trail,” Wicentowich said.
“A preliminary investigation carried out at the fire scene revealed that a tent and other items were lit on fire by a suspect. No one was injured during the incident.
“The Trail RCMP has a 49-year-old Trail woman in custody at this time.”
If you witnessed this incident, or have any additional information and have not yet spoken to police, you are asked to call the Trail and Greater District RCMP at 250-368-2180.
The investigation continues.