5 buses badly burned by suspicious blaze

5 buses in Duncan were severely damaged by a suspicious fire.

Police are investigating the suspicious fire, which seriously damaged 5 buses, three of which are damaged beyond repair. 

First responders were called to the Mid Island Bus Lot on Tzouhalem road just after 4 am on Friday, and a North Cowichan Fire Department crew extinguished the blaze.

The buses served private schools, and the Cowichan Valley School District says it would loan buses to use on it's routes for the time being.

Police have deemed the fire suspicious, and it remains under investigation.

Anyone who witnessed or has information about the fire, is asked to contact the RCMP at 250-748-5522.

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