Police consider blaze suspicious

On Dec. 16, police and Vernon Fire Rescue Services were called to the 1500 block of 35th Street

Vernon RCMP are asking for the public’s help in relation to a suspicious vehicle fire.

Shortly after 3:30 a.m. on Dec. 16, police and Vernon Fire Rescue Services were called to the 1500 block of 35th Street for a fully-engulfed vehicle fire.

“RCMP investigation confirmed that the vehicle had been stolen earlier in the evening from the 3900 block of 35th Avenue,” said Const. Jocelyn Noseworthy, with the Vernon RCMP detachment.

“We have no evidence at this point to suggest this is linked to any of the unsolved arsons in the area.”

Anyone with information is asked to call the Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP at 250-545-7171 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.