RCMP received a call the morning of August 18th, 2017 from a resident of an apartment building in Williams Lake after hearing noise coming from the main floor of the building.
The resident went to check the on the noise and when they got the the area they smelled smoke.
The resident then called emergency services, and they discovered the source of the smoke was a pile of burning papers.
Staff Sergeant Annie Linteau says this was an intentional fire.
Linteau says they are continuing the investigation as an arson and anyone with information should call the Williams Lake RCMP or Crimestoppers