Police said suspects under the age of 18 have been identified. If charges are approved, they will be under the Youth Criminal Justice Act and the suspects will not be named. RCMP Vancouver Island General Investigation Section and Forensic Identification Section are also in attendance helping the Alert Bay RCMP with the investigation.
In #AlertBay today after a fast moving grass fire destroyed one house and severely damaged another. #RCMP is calling it a suspicious fire. People in the area say it may have been kids playing with matches. More tonight on @CHEK_News pic.twitter.com/bcyX8B04I6— Dean Stoltz (@deanstoltzchek) March 19, 2019