VIDEO: demolition of St. Rita’s Catholic church in Castlegar

A short video of the demolition work at St. Rita's church after an arson fire March 25, 2013.



Two fires the night of Monday, March 25, the first a van at Kinnaird Park Church on 14th Avenue and the second at St. Rita’s Catholic church at the corner of 5th Street and 7th Avenue, were determined to have been deliberately set.

It took approximately 30 minutes on Thursday to bring down most of the remaining parts of the church using heavy equipment.

Anyone with information about either incident is asked to call Castlegar RCMP at  250-365-7721 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

Callers to CRIME STOPPERS remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward.

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