Arson suspected in Smithers fire

Smithers Alpine Ct Fire Sep 9 2020 brooke mcleod 1
Arson is suspected as the cause of a fire Wednesday night at an affordable housing development in Smithers.
Fire Chief Keith Stecko says firefighters were called to Alpine Court on Bulkley Drive at around 7:30.
"When we arrived we noticed their office/laundry building was engulfed in fire; the roof section was severely damaged but the base and structure itself is intact," he explained.

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Twenty-five firefighters battled the blaze.


Both the fire department and the Smithers RCMP are investigating.


There were no injuries reported.