Molotov cocktail thrown into ski chalet

Police investigating Monday's incident which caused minor damage to ski chalet under construction at Apex Mountain

Police are investigating an incident where a Molotov cocktail was thrown into a ski chalet under construction at Apex Mountain.

Penticton RCMP report that the Molotov cocktail was thrown into the basement of a ski chalet on Strayhorse Road Monday afternoon.

Two people were inside installing flooring at the time. The basement door and some studs caught on fire, causing minor damage to the building.

“Luckily another worker passing by saw the fire and was able to put it out without anyone getting hurt,” said Cpl. Martin Trudeau.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact the Penticton RCMP at 250-492-4300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.