Airdrie RCMP investigating suspicious fire at school playground

Airdrie, Alberta – Airdrie RCMP and Airdrie Fire are investigating an arson at the playground at Ecole Edwards Elementary School. On May 2, at approximately 12:40 a.m., Airdrie Fire and RCMP were called to Ecole Edwards Elementary School. Unknown persons had ignited the rubber surface beneath the school’s playground equipment. The resulting fire damaged the playground equipment.

Police and Fire are no longer on scene. The playground has been closed.

Police are asking anyone in the area with residential video surveillance or dash cam footage to contact them at 403-945-7267.

Anyone with information can contact the Airdrie RCMP at 403-945-7267. 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. To report crime online, or for access to RCMP news and information, download the Alberta RCMP app through Apple or Google Play.

Airdrie RCMP

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