Ponoka, Alberta – On Thursday, September 22, 2016 at approximately 6:00 am, the Ponoka RCMP and Fire Department were dispatched to a residential structure fire on the 5500 block of 53rd Street in the Town of Ponoka.
Firefighters quickly extinguished the fire but the residence suffered severe damage. No one was located inside the residence at the time of the blaze.
Preliminary investigation indicates that the fire may have been deliberately set.
Police and Fire Investigators continue to investigate this incident. If you have information about this incident, please call the Ponoka RCMP at 403-783-4472 or call your local police department. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by internet at www.tipsubmit.com or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers www.crimestoppers.ab.ca for instructions).