'Suspicious' overnight fire

A suspicious fire took place at an abandoned home in Oliver Tuesday night. 

At approximately 10:45 p.m., Oliver Fire Department crews responded to reports of smoke and flames at the home on Station Street.

Two pumpers and two support vehicles with additional manpower arrived on scene and attacked the blaze. 

After knocking down the flames, firefighters were able to enter the building and fully extinguish the fire. 

According to the Oliver Fire Department, the fire has been considered suspicious, and fire officials and RCMP will be investigating and following up on leads as to the cause. 

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