Peace Regional RCMP seek assistance of public with investigation into arson to church
Posted July 9, 2021
Peace River, Alta. – On July 3, 2021, at approximately 11 p.m., Peace Regional RCMP received a report of a monitored fire alarm at the Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church located in Peace River.
The Peace Regional RCMP attended the scene along with the Peace River Fire Department. An employee of the church who was alerted to the fire was able to extinguish a small fire that had ignited inside the church, prior to the arrival of emergency services.
The church has minor damages that included fire damage and a broken window. No one was injured as a result of the fire. Peace Regional RCMP’s investigation, along with the Peace River Fire Department’s investigation have determined this fire to be an arson.
Peace Regional RCMP are asking the public’s assistance for any information in relation to this incident. Please contact the Peace Regional RCMP at 780-624-6677 or your local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.