Yellowknife Fire Division and RCMP attended Ruth Inch Memorial Pool Monday after a toilet paper dispenser was set on fire.
Police responded to a call for assistance from city firefighters around 6:45 p.m. Once on the scene, RCMP were told the blaze had been contained to one of the washrooms where the dispenser was located, a news release from the Mounties stated Tuesday.
The incident occurred during a public swim at the pool.
RCMP spoke with witnesses who were at the pool when the blaze broke out, and are continuing to investigate, stated the news release.
Anyone with information about the fire is asked to contact Yellowknife RCMP at 867-669-1111 or if they wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, nwtnutips.com, (click on “submit a web tip”) or text: nwtnutips to 274637.