Investigators are calling a fire that caused extensive damage to Vengeance Fitness and Kobau Lanes Bowling Alley in Osoyoos suspicious.
An Osoyoos RCMP member noticed smoke coming from the rear of the building in the early morning hours of July 2. Flames started to build at the rear of the building and the Osoyoos Fire Department was called.
The firefighters were able to quickly put out the flames containing them to a small area on the roof and inside the rear of the gym. Despite the quick efforts, the building received extensive smoke and water damage.
Fire investigators have determined the fire to be deliberately set and suspicious.
Osoyoos RCMp are asking the public for any information that may lead to the arrest of those responsible. Anyone with information on activity in the area around 3:45 a.m. July 2 call the Osoyoos RCMp at 250-495-7236 or Call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS.