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Arson attack at remote B.C. logging site, police are seeking witnesses

A fire blazed through a logging site causing damage to logging equipment.

Employees for a logging company finished up their week of work on Friday afternoon last week and left for the weekend only to return on Tuesday morning to find their equipment had been burned to a cinder.

The police consider the fire to be arson because it appears to be a targeted attack directly aimed at the logging machinery on the logging site. are currently investigating the incident.

The Prince George RCMP said the fire occurred on the Mackenzie Lookout Forest Service Road over the weekend with an estimated cost of $1,000,000.00 in damages.

The RCMP say the logging site where the machines were stored are in a remote location that is not visible from the forest service road. The police are asking the public to reach out if they have any information including witnessing suspicious behavior in the area that could help with the investigation.

If anyone has information relating to this incident they can speak with a police officer by contacting the Prince George RCMP non-emergency line at 250-561-3300. Please quote file number 2023-30709.

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