Residential fire under investigation

Prince Rupert

2024-04-06 22:51 HAP

Dossier nº 2024-2048

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Aux termes de la Loi sur les langues officielles, ce bureau n'offre des services au public qu'en anglais. Vous trouverez des renseignements généraux dans les deux langues officielles au cb.grc.ca et www.grc.ca.

The Prince Rupert RCMP is investigating a residential fire that left one person with serious injuries. 

At approximately 3:30 p.m. the RCMP, the Prince Rupert Fire and Rescue as well as BC Ambulance Services all responded to a report of an apartment building on fire on 11th Ave E and Immanuel St. 

Upon arriving on scene frontline members assisted in evacuating the units, while BC Ambulance service provided care, and the Prince Rupert Fire and Rescue went to work battling the blaze.

One person was taken to the hospital and is in serious but stable condition. At this time the RCMP is investigating the cause of the fire and have one male in custody.

"We are asking for anyone with any information or video footage, including ring cameras or dash cameras to come forward and talk to police," Media Relations Cst. Brody Hemrich said, "the investigation is still in its early stages and no further information will be released at this time"

If you have any information regarding the fire, contact the Prince Rupert RCMP at 250-624-2136.

Diffusé par :

Gend. Brody Hemrich
Agent des relations avec les m├ędias
D├ętachement de Prince Rupert

Courriel : Brody.Hemrich@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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