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12 April 2017
OmniTRAX Offers Reward
in the Pas Arson Fire


The Pas Manitoba - OmniTRAX Canada is offering a $5,000 reward following an arson fire at the Hudson Bay Railway Yard in The Pas on Monday.
 
RCMP were called to the yard at around 05:40 for a stack of rail ties on fire.
 
Investigators say the blaze was deliberately set and caused $1 million in damage, although it doesn't appear anyone was hurt.
 
On Wednesday, OmniTRAX announced they are offering a reward for information that leads to an arrest and conviction against those involved.
 
"We were very troubled by this terrible act and are eager to assist in any way possible with the investigation to ensure not only HBR but the greater community can rest easier knowing the perpetrator of this act is held responsible for their actions," said Merv Tweed, President of OmniTRAX Canada.
 
Anyone with information is asked to contact the RCMP in The Pas 204-627-6204 or call Manitoba Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
 
Matt Carty.

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