Staff of Diamonds and Dust, fire crews put out fire at downtown business Thursday night

Fire investigators are on scene to investigate cause

Members of the Williams Lake Fire Department and RCMP responded to a structure fire at Diamonds and Dust Entertainment Lounge downtown Thursday night.

Fire Chief Erick Peterson said fire crews were called at 11 p.m. to the business. When they arrived on scene staff of Diamonds and Dust had already evacuated people from the building and extinguished the fire that was discovered in back.

Fire crews ventilated the building and ensured the fire was out, and returned Friday morning to investigate the cause, Peterson said.

READ MORE: RCMP confirm they are investigating downtown fire at Diamonds and Dust as arson

Arson was believed to be the caused of a similar fire at the Oliver Street business May 2.

Do you have a comment about this story? email:

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Reverse graduation parade gets green light from Williams Lake city council

Proposal needs RCMP approval and meet public health office requirements

Orange Shirt Society seeks to trademark ‘Every Child Matters’

Unscrupulous sales of Orange Shirt Society owned designs continue

Independent watchdog investigating Williams Lake RCMP

The IIO was called in by the RCMP after a man was pursued by police and injured in a motorbike crash

B.C. records four new COVID-19 cases, Abbotsford hospital outbreak cleared

Four senior home outbreaks also declared over, eight still active

Facing changes together: Your community, your journalists

Thanks for helping the Williams Lake Tribune continue its mission to provide trusted local news

RCMP, coroner investigate murder-suicide on Salt Spring Island

Two dead, police say there is no risk to the public

About 30% of B.C. students return to schools as in-class teaching restarts amid pandemic

Education minister noted that in-class instruction remains optional

Trudeau avoids questions about anti-racism protesters dispersed for Trump photo-op

Prime minister says racism is an issue Canadians must tackle at home, too

B.C.’s Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics goes virtual

The annual event partnering RCMP with Special Olympians is dramatically altered by COVID-19

Bateman program encourages people to sketch outside, connect with nature

#MyNatureSketch initiative encourages Canadians to become ‘bright-eyed three year olds’

Be cautious expanding COVID-19 bubble, Dr. Bonnie Henry tells B.C.

Senior homes stay off-limits as schools, businesses reopen

Most Read