Investigators seeking information about three fires set intentionally in northwest Calgary

Calgary, Alberta – We are investigating three fires intentionally set within the span of two hours, that are believed to be connected.

On Friday, April 2, 2021, at about 6:45 a.m., the Calgary Fire Department attended a fire at a home slated for demolition in the 3800 block of 1 Street N.W. The fire destroyed the detached garage on the property and damaged an adjacent garage.

On the same day, at about 8:30 a.m., the items in the back of a white 2007 Ford F150 truck with Alberta license plates BKW 7548, parked in the 100 block of 43 Avenue N.W. were set on fire.

A few minutes later, CCTV footage shows a male suspect walking west in the same alley as the Ford F150, lighting a fire in a small wood enclosure in the 100 block of 44 Avenue N.W. The fire spread to a nearby garbage bin and a large tree in the backyard of a home.

Investigators seeking information about three fires set intentionally in northwest Calgary
(CPS) Investigators seeking information about three fires set intentionally in northwest Calgary

The man is described as 50 to 60 years old, with a grey beard and average build. He was wearing a black and red baseball cap, light blue jeans and a black jacket with a grey hooded sweater underneath. The man was carrying a maroon and white backpack and a plastic bag.

Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to contact police at 403-266-1234. Tips can also be shared anonymously through Crime Stoppers using any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477

TYPE: www.calgarycrimestoppers.org

APP: P3 Tips

CASE #21120059, 21106816, 21083175/3940

Calgary Police Service



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