Victoria Police officers continue to investigate a suspicious fire that sunk a boat in the Gorge Waterway on Friday, but now say they believe no one was injured.
According to Victoria Police, officers and Victoria Fire Department firefighters attended reports of a boat fire near the Selkirk Trestle in the Bamfield Park portion of the Gorge Waterway just after 1 a.m. on May 22.
At the time, it was unclear whether anyone injured aboard the boat that sank into the Gorge as a result of the flames.
Since then, officers have been able to speak to the owner of the boat and confirm the belief that no one was injured.
Firefighters were able to douse the flames when they arrived at the scene, and VicPD officers declared the incident suspicious in a statement released Friday.
Police continue their investigation in the case and there are no suspects at this time.