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Public library set on fire

22-01-2016

 A 40 year handmade cedar gun cabinet, used as public library, providing books to a local neighbourhood has been destroyed by fire.

Burned libraryThe cabinet was located outside 102 Pine St, near the intersection of Pine and Wentworth St. The Nanaimo RCMP is investigating and currently no suspects have been identified.The blaze was so intense fire extinguishers brought out by nearby residents could not control it. Fire crews were called and extinguished the blaze. The library, used by local families and had been the focal point of the neighbourhood. 

 



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