Arson is suspected in the Kispiox Gas Bar fire on March 27. A reward has now been offered.

Arson is suspected in the Kispiox Gas Bar fire on March 27. A reward has now been offered.

Reward offered in Kispiox Gas Bar fire investigation

The Kispiox Band Council is offering a cash reward to help find those responsible for burning down the Kispiox Gas Bar earlier this year.

The Kispiox Band Council is offering a cash reward to help find those responsible for burning down the Kispiox Gas Bar earlier this year.

The band council is willing to give $2000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction, after the appeal period of 30 days, of the person or persons responsible for this arson.

On March 27, New Hazelton RCMP were called to a suspicious fire at the Kispiox Gas Bar.

The fire appeared to have started on the north side of the building where a pile of wood had been placed. The building and all of the contents were destroyed but the gas pumps were not affected.

Fire departments from Kispiox and Glen Vowell helped to put out the blaze.

Anyone with information about this suspicious fire can contact the Kispiox Band Council at (250) 842-5248 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.