Police seek witness to fire

Early on Thurday, Oct. 31, the Cranbrook Fire Department along with RCMP attended a suspicious fire at 301 2nd Avenue South.

  • Nov. 6, 2013 8:00 p.m.

In the early morning hours of Thurday, Oct. 31, the Cranbrook Fire Department along with RCMP attended a suspicious fire at 301 2nd Avenue South, Cranbrook.

A five-ton GMC tree service truck parked inside a fenced compound was destroyed by fire.

Investigation found the fence to the compound had been pulled away to allow access. A witness reports hearing persons cheering when the fire erupted.

Police believe persons have information and ask them to call the detachment (250-489-3471) or Crimestoppers (1-800-222- TIPS).