Sylvan Lake, Alberta – On Monday September 12, 2016 at 10:35 p.m., Sylvan Lake RCMP and Fire Department responded to a residential fire located on the 50 block on Old Boomer Road, in Sylvan Lake. All occupants were out of the residence and the fire was contained and extinguished. No one was injured as a result of this fire, and damage to the residence was minimal.
The fire was determined to be deliberately set, and a suspect was taken into custody in the early morning hours today. The suspect remains in custody as the investigation continues. It is anticipated that formal charges will be laid today. Pending charges being laid, the name will not be released at this time.
Sylvan Lake RCMP