-1.4 C
Fort St. John
Sunday, October 20, 2019
9924 101 ave Fort St. John, B.C.
Advertisement
Home News Police continue to investigate into explosion near Pouce Coupe

Police continue to investigate into explosion near Pouce Coupe

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.

[asset|aid=1512|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=99f1b453266c72c81456a83635433283-Brad Sabo 1_1_Pub.mp3]

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.

[asset|aid=1513|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=99f1b453266c72c81456a83635433283-Brad Sabo 2_1_Pub.mp3]

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.

For pictures of the incident, Click Here

get the latest news in your inbox

Author

Local Events

Must Read

Green Leader Elizabeth May promises electoral reform, lowering voting age to...

VANCOUVER — Green Leader Elizabeth May says if her party is elected Monday, it will be the last federal government in Canada chosen by...