The Dawson Creek RCMP detachment is still investigating the explosion near Pouce Coupe.
Police were called at around 11 o’clock last night, after the caller heard a loud explosion.
Constable Brad Sabo says debris from what was a bear-proof garbage can was found scattered across a rest stop in Gumbo Gulch.
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The area is 25 kilometers south of Dawson Creek, on the northern side of Highway 2.
Sabo says police believe that this is an isolated incident and that residents should not worry.
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Sabo says no one was injured in the incident. He says the Fort St. John forensic identification services are helping in the investigation.
He says the person or persons responsible will be reprimanded.
If anyone has information on this case, please call the Dawson Creek RCMP Detachment at 250-784-3700 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.
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