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RCMP asking for help – suspicious fires near Hudson’s Hope

A couple of suspicious fires around Hudson’s Hope have police asking for witnesses.

Early Tuesday morning at 5:30am, a jogger came across a small grass fire near Canyon Drive and called the fire department.

Approximately 400 metres from the small bush fire, the same person discovered a plastic jug with gasoline soaked paper inside that was on fire.

Yesterday at 1:28am, the Hudson’s Hope fire department received a call of a structure fire in the Signal Hill area.

The cause of this fire is unknown at this time and is still under investigation by RCMP.

It is not known at this time if the fires are associated but police suspect they could be.

As these fires are suspicious in nature, the Hudson’s Hope RCMP is reaching out to the public for any possible witnesses to these fires.

If you saw anyone in either of these two areas hanging around or acting suspicious prior to the time the fires were reported, please contact the Hudson’s Hope RCMP detachment or CrimeStoppers.

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