June 16, 2014 4:03 pm

Another suspicious fire in Vernon

The latest incident happened shortly after midnight Monday at Chapman Construction on 25th where a small wooden structure was set on fire.

Megan Turcato

VERNON — Vernon RCMP may be dealing with another arson.

The latest incident happened shortly after midnight Monday at Chapman Construction on 25th where a small wooden structure was set on fire.

Crews were able to extinguish the blaze before it spread.

A police dog was called to the scene but didn’t pick up a scent.

There have been more than a dozen arson fires in the Vernon area in recent months.

The most recent was in front of the Vernon courthouse where someone tried to set a sheriff’s vehicle on fire.

A person of interest was caught on camera at the scene. Police have put out a public appeal in an attempt to identify the man.

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