Terrace RCMP and the Terrace Fire Department were called to the fire at approximately 6 PM on May 1st after smoke was observed coming from the laundry room. A tenant of the building used a fire extinguisher to put out the fire before there was any structural damage.
"A tenant witnessed the smoke rising to his apartment and immediately pulled the fire alarm. A second tenant used a fire extinguisher to put the fire out before it grew.
These people need to be commended for their quick actions that prevented significant damage to property and possibly saved lives," says Cst Angela Rabut, media relations officer Terrace RCMP.
If you have information about this crime contact the Terrace RCMP at (250)638-7400 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers by telephone at 1-800-222-TIPS, online at www.terracecrimestoppers.ca
or by texting TERRACE plus your message to 274637 (CRIMES). If your information leads to an arrest you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2000.