11/05/2012 06:49 EST | Updated 01/23/2014 06:58 EST

Tumbler Ridge Fire Unearths Human Remains In Northeast B.C.

TUMBLER RIDGE, B.C. - The RCMP is investigating the discovery of human remains near a forest service road in northeast B.C.

Police say they found the remains when they were called out to check the site of a suspicious fire near Tumbler Ridge on Saturday.

The remains have not yet been identified.

Police say investigators are still securing the site, which is in the area of the Bull Moose Forest Service Road.

The RCMP Forensic Identification Section and North District Major Crime Unit are investigating, along with the B.C. Coroner's Service.

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