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Artificial turf sports field set ablaze in Nanaimo


August 6, 2019
By Mike Jiggens
A fire was deliberately set on the artificial turf field at Nanaimo District Secondary School on Tuesday.

Aug. 7, 2019 – Stacked pallets and a sofa bed were among the items set on fire Tuesday on the artificial sports field at Nanaimo District Secondary School, causing an estimated $30,000 to $40,000 in damages. The vandalism is expected to disrupt local soccer leagues and upcoming football camps.

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