Vacant Hotel in The Pas Damaged by Fire

Vacant Hotel in The Pas Damaged by Fire

The Pas Fire - New Hawaiian Restaurant
The New Hawaiian Restaurant in The Pas was heavily damaged by fire on August 27, 2017. (TRENT ALLEN
OPASQUIA TIMES)

A fire heavily damaged a vacant hotel in The Pas on Sunday morning, resulting in an 18-year-old facing two counts of arson charges.

The New Hawaiian Restaurant was fully engulfed when emergency crews arrived on Fischer Avenue at around 9 a.m.

One of two apartment suites above the restaurant was occupied, but no injuries were reported.

Skywalker Castel, 18, from Pukatawagan, has also been charged with mischief over $5000. Castel has been released pending a court date.

— Staff

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