Athabasca RCMP investigate house fires in Calling Lake

Calling Lake, Alberta – On July 29, 2020 Athabasca RCMP were advised of several fires in Calling Lake that occurred over a number of days.

The first fire occurred on Park Drive at a house shortly after midnight on July 25, 2020. A second house fire on Park Drive occurred shortly after the first.

The third fire occurred on Cardinal Street at approximately 6:30 a.m., on July 29, 2020.

All three houses had significant damage reported but were not occupied.

(File Photo) Firefighter

A fire investigator has deemed the fires were intentionally set and Athabasca RCMP have an ongoing investigation regarding these arson’s.

Athabasca RCMP are asking residents in the Calling Lake area to report any suspicious persons immediately to police.

If anyone has information regarding these fires or the suspect(s) involved they are asked to contact Athabasca RCMP at 780-675-5122. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

Athabasca RCMP

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