RCMP believe Yellowknife vehicle fire is arson

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Police say a vehicle fire on Yellowknife’s Bigelow Crescent in the early hours of Thursday is being treated as arson.

A statement issued by RCMP on Thursday said they were informed by the city’s firefighters of a burning vehicle on the crescent’s 800 block earlier that morning.

“Officers arrived on scene to find a white Ford Edge SUV damaged extensively and another vehicle damaged due to proximity of the fire,” RCMP said.

“There were no injuries and the file remains under investigation.”



Police are asking anyone with information about the fire to contact Yellowknife RCMP at 867-669-1111 or, anonymously, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

RCMP added anyone providing information that leads to an arrest could be eligible for a cash reward.