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Arson allows Chase museum to bring new life to history

Renovations inside and outside the museum in Chase, B.C. (Leia Shaw/CBC)

Last summer, the unthinkable happened. Not one, but two fires were deliberately set at the museum in Chase, B.C..

Shortly after the second blaze, we learned most of the artifacts - all the history, photographs, and collections from the region - had been saved.

Nearly a year later, Daybreak contributor Leah Shaw stopped by the museum to see how staff were faring with bringing the museum back to its former glory, and discovered the story has taken a turn from a story of misfortune to a tale of opportunity.
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