FIRE – Early morning blaze damages car rental/ storage facility on Notre Dame

UPDATE: RCMP now say the fire that engulfed a building at the Budget Car Rental and Self Storage on Notre Dame Drive early today was suspicious in nature. Anyone who was travelling on Notre Dave Drive near the time of the fire and may have witnessed any suspicious activity is asked to contact Kamloops RCMP at 250-828-3000 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


RCMP and Kamloops Fire Rescue were on the scene of a structure fire at Budget Car Rental and Self Storage on Notre Dame Drive early today (April 14, 2017).  Dame Drive was closed to all traffic after crews were called about 3:45 a.m.

 Motorists, cyclists and pedestrians had to take alternate routes during the closure, but the fire was under control by 5:45 a.m.

Cause of the fire wasn’t immediately known.

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