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Woman may have lit herself on fire

An unknown investigation is currently underway in Willow Point as Campbell RIver RCMP have cordoned the Ken Forde Boat Ramp. - Paul Rudan/The Mirror
An unknown investigation is currently underway in Willow Point as Campbell RIver RCMP have cordoned the Ken Forde Boat Ramp.
— image credit: Paul Rudan/The Mirror

Police are saying little about a Wednesday morning incident in Willow Point.

Campbell River RCMP, along with firefighters and ambulance paramedics were called out at 7:30 a.m. where they found a woman in distress.

She was taken by ambulance to Campbell River Hospital, but no other details were released.

Witnesses told media the woman apparently attempted suicide by pouring gasoline on her clothing and igniting herself. Her condition is unknown.

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