Arson suspected in Westsyde house fire; police investigating

Arson probed in house fire

Police are investigating a suspected arson after a home caught fire in Westsyde on Tuesday morning.

Kamloops Fire Rescue fire investigator Ray Webster said crews were called out at 5:44 a.m. to 840 Anderson Terr. for a report of a house fire, responding with three fire trucks and a dozen firefighters.

Webster said there were three people in the home and everyone escaped without injury.

He confirmed the fire is a suspected arson, describing the damage to the house from the flames as “minimal,” but could not specify the exact cause and what burned as the file is now is now a police investigation.

The investigation is ongoing.

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