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Crews respond to Fire at the Slumber Lodge Sunday

The Williams Lake Fire Department responded to a blaze at the Slumber Lodge on Easter Sunday.

“We’re going to be here for a little bit yet, trying to get a hold of this fire,” says Fire Chief Des Webster who added they got the call around 12:30 pm.

“There’s nothing in the building at this point turned on, so we’re pretty sure it’s deliberately set. There was a door kicked in the back alley where the majority of the flames started when we first got here.”

The largest of the three buildings were completely destroyed.

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All that remains of the Slumber Lodge following a fire Easter Sunday.
The remains of the Slumber Lodge following a fire Easter Sunday. -March 29,2016

The owner who had appealed a City-issued demolition order in June 2015 had hired a local electrical company to have power fully restored.

Council had recently extended the demolition order for the property which has been boarded up for nearly four years until October 2016.

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