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Strathcona RCMP suspects arson as the cause of Sherwood Park garbage container fire

Strathcona County RCMP is investigating a series of garbage fires that appear to be arson.

The first series of fires broke out on June 30th between 12:30 am and 1:00 pm. Strathcona County Emergency Services responded to two trash can fires east of Sherwood Park's Salisbury Complex High School.

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Four days later, at 5:50 am on July 4, RCMP and SCES responded to a series of trash fires at the commercial strip mall complex at 985 Fir St. in Sherwood Park.

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Two trash cans were burned in front of Safeway and London Drugs. In front of Tim Hortons, two trash cans and two planters were on fire.

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RCMP has a reason to believe that all these fires were intentionally set.

The fires caused no property damage and no injuries, RCMP said in a news release Thursday.

The Strathcona County RCMP is asking anyone in the area who may have witnessed the fire to call 780-467-7741 for information. To report anonymous tips, contact CrimeStoppers using 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS),, or the "P3 Tips" app available from the Apple App or Google Play Store. please. ..

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