Strathcona County RCMP investigate arson in new residential development

Sherwood Park, Alberta – On July 23, 2022 at approximately 4 a.m., Strathcona County RCMP along with Fire and Emergency Services responded to a structure fire located in the residential subdivision of Summerwood.

Upon arrival, a single detached home was observed completely burned to its foundation and a neighbouring home was engulfed in flames suffering extensive damage. Both homes are new builds and were unoccupied at the time of this event. The investigation has determined the fire was intentionally set as an unknown accelerant was located on the scene by investigators. Strathcona County General Investigation Services continue to investigate.

(File Photo) Arson

Strathcona County RCMP are asking the public’s assistance for any information in relation to this incident (or identifying those responsible). Please contact Strathcona County RCMP at 780-467-7741 or your local police. 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.

Strathcona County RCMP

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