RCMP investigating a rash of fires in Trail Friday night

Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue responded to 7 separate brush fires Friday night.

The first call out was to a brush fire near the 19-hundred block of Columbia Avenue.

Once on scene they found more fires across the river on Riverside, and more up Columbia Avenue.

6 firefighters, using one engine, and a tender got the fires under control quickly.

RCMP are investigating.