Canada: Nanaimo dog walker snuffs out potentially ‘devastating’ arson in park: police - - PressFrom - Canada
  •   
  •   
  •   

CanadaNanaimo dog walker snuffs out potentially ‘devastating’ arson in park: police

23:15  11 june  2019
23:15  11 june  2019 Source:   globalnews.ca

'It's devastating': B.C cancer patient faces 8 hour ferry trips on long journey for chemo

'It's devastating': B.C cancer patient faces 8 hour ferry trips on long journey for chemo To get cancer treatment, a B.C. senior will soon have to take an eight hour ferry across often stormy seas and then a two hour car trip each month. And she's not alone. Patients on Haida Gwaii are set to lose intravenous chemotherapy in just two weeks.

+ Nanaimo RCMP are hailing the actions of a quick-thinking dog walker with averting a potentially “ devastating ” fire in a popular park . It happened around 6 a.m. on Monday, June 3, where police say someone deliberately set a fire on a wooden walking bridge in Bowen Park .

© Nanaimo RCMP Nanaimo RCMP say the action of a Good Samaritan prevented a fire on this bridge in Bowen park from spreading into "the nearby tinder-dry forest." Nanaimo RCMP are hailing the actions of a quick-thinking dog walker with averting a potentially " devastating " fire in a popular park .

Nanaimo dog walker snuffs out potentially ‘devastating’ arson in park: police© Nanaimo RCMP Nanaimo RCMP say the action of a Good Samaritan prevented a fire on this bridge in Bowen park from spreading into "the nearby tinder-dry forest."

Nanaimo RCMP are hailing the actions of a quick-thinking dog walker with averting a potentially "devastating" fire in a popular park.

It happened around 6 a.m. on Monday, June 3, where police say someone deliberately set a fire on a wooden walking bridge in Bowen Park.

READ MORE: East Vancouver arson suspect caught on video

Investigators said a local resident was walking his dog when he saw smoke and flames coming from the end of the bridge.

Police said the man ran home to retrieve a fire extinguisher, and managed to mostly knock the flames down.

Man wanted for allegedly throwing ‘corrosive substance’ on couple with infant baby near Christie Pits park

Man wanted for allegedly throwing ‘corrosive substance’ on couple with infant baby near Christie Pits park Toronto police are asking for the public’s help locating a man who allegedly threw a “corrosive substance” on a family with an infant baby near Christie Pits Park on Thursday. A man and woman were walking with their baby on Clifton St., north of Bloor St., around 4:30 p.m. when a man on a bicycle approached them and “threw a bottle containing a corrosive substance at the family, striking them,” police said in a Friday news release. The male cyclist then fled the area screaming and yelling, according to the release. The man travelled westbound on Bloor St., then possibly southbound on Grace St., police said. The family received minor injuries in the attack, police said.

Nanaimo RCMP are hailing the actions of a quick-thinking dog walker with averting a potentially “ devastating ” fire in a popular park . It happened around 6 a.m. on Monday, June 3, where police say someone deliberately set a fire on a wooden walking bridge in Bowen Park . Investigators said a local

Nanaimo dog walker snuffs out potentially ‘ devastating ’ arson in park : police . By Simon Little Online Journalist. Police believe the fire was deliberately set, and say it could easily have spread to the nearby “tinder-dry forest.”

He called 911, and firefighters arrived to finish the job and prevent the fire spreading into the "nearby tinder-dry forest," police said.

READ MORE: Assault and robbery charges added for accused in Langara arson incident

"This was an extremely selfish deliberate act that could have caused significant damage to not only the bridge but to the surrounding forest," said Nanaimo RCMP Const. Gary O'Brien.

The bridge has been closed to the public.

Anyone with information on the fire is asked to contact Nanaimo RCMP or Crime Stoppers if they wish to remain anonymous.

Read more

Several injured in altercation between attendees, demonstrators at Hamilton Pride festival.
Hamilton police are investigating a physical confrontation between two opposing groups at the Hamilton Pride festival on Saturday. "I do believe there was a religious group there, and they were joined by some yellow vest protesters participants at the Hamilton Pride festival also got involved," a police spokesperson said.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks
usr: 0
This is interesting!