Public tips sought in suspected wildfire arsons…

FORT ST. JOHN, BC: The British Columbia Conservation Officer Service is asking for the public’s help to solve a string of suspected wildfire arsons in the Peace region.BC Wildfire Service investigators and Natural Resource Officers have found evidence to suggest at least 10 separate wildfires, in three distinct areas, have been deliberately set.Extra conservation officers have been brought in to help with the investigation into the fires, which are believed to be connected. Some property damage has occurred, but there have been no reports of injuries so far, although some fires continue to burn.The public is encouraged to report any suspicious activity, or information related to these fires, to the Report All Poachers and Polluters (RAPP) line at 1 877 952-7277. All tips can remain anonymous.

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