There was heavy fire damage but no injuries in an incident on Diamond Drive early Monday afternoon.
Three firehalls and 12 firefighters responded to the call of a fire at the rear of a residence. The building’s occupants were outside by the time crews arrived, and the fire was extinguished quickly. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. No damage estimate was available at press time.
Just after 5 p.m on Sunday, police received a report of a truck rolling over and landing in a ditch beside Highway 97, about 35 kilometres south of Prince George.
Police and emergency personnel responded and found the vehicle had landed on its roof, but neither the driver or passenger had sustained injuries.
Police say it appears the driver fell asleep and lost control of the truck. The truck was towed back to town, and the driver was given a ticket.
Two brothers were riding ATVs on the Blackwater trails around 3 p.m. on Sunday when one of them hit a mud puddle and flipped, with the ATV coming to rest on top of him.
The other brother arrived on the scene a few minutes later, pulled the vehicle off his brother and called for an ambulance. The injured rider was taken to Prince George Regional Hospital with undetermined injuries.
Just before 10 p.m. on Sunday, RCMP were called to Gzup Clothing and Apparel in the 400 block of Dominion Street after witnesses reported a male and female breaking a window, entering the store, then leaving with some items in hand. Both fled on bicycles, going in different directions. Police attended, but were unable to locate a suspect.
The police were unable to secure the building or contact the owner, so a member stayed on site all night.
Between 1 and 2:30 a.m. on Monday, a group of Caucasian teens were seen rummaging through a series of vehicles between Pilot Street and Urquhart Crescent along Fifth Avenue.
Police had confirmed eight cases of thefts from vehicles and anticipated more reports being made. Entry was not forced into any of the vehicles. Police remind motorists to secure their vehicles and removed valuables from sight.