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Suspected arson guts Genelle mobile home

9-1-1 to 500 block of 16th Avenue came in just before 2:30 a.m.
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Arson is suspected after a mobile home in Genelle was gutted by fire early Thursday.

By the time firefighters arrived shortly after 2:30 a.m., Nov. 30, the structure was engulfed in flames.

Two occupants in the home escaped without injury.

A crew of nine from Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue attended the 16th Avenue blaze, noting the fire as under control at 3:50 a.m.

“The structure was a total loss,” reports Captain Grant Tyson, Station 374 Trail, adding the fire appears to be deliberately set.

“Regional fire rescue along with the RCMP will be investigating.”

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