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Tuesday, December 11, 2018
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Beaverlodge RCMP investigate suspected arson

BEAVERLODGE, A.B. — Mounties in Beaverlodge are investigating after a suspicious fire over the weekend.

At approximately 3:45 a.m. on Saturday, members of the Beaverlodge RCMP and rural Fire Services responded to a fire call at a property in Elmworth. Police say that upon arrival, crews discovered that two separate fires were individually started. The first was lit in a shed, while the second was started in a Quonset hut located some distance from the home. The property’s owner was in the home at the time and was able to evacuate safely, though a large number of personal items were destroyed in the fire.

Police have deemed the fires to have been deliberately set, and are continuing to investigate.

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Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Beaverlodge RCMP at 780-354-2955 or contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

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