Arson Investigation

On September 4, 2019 at approximately 5:00 AM, members of the Medicine Hat Police Service (MHPS) responded a residential structure fire on 4th Street SE. The fire caused extensive damage to the home, but no one was injured.

Members of the Medicine Hat Police Service Major Crime Section are working with investigators from the Medicine Hat Fire Service in an attempt to determine the cause of the fire. As this time, police are treating the investigation as an arson.

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation is asked to contact the MHPS at 403-529-8481 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800 -222-8477 (TIPS). Tips may also be submitted (anonymously if preferred) thru the MHPS Mobile App, which is free and available to download for both Apple and Android devices by searching ‘Medicine Hat Police Service’ on the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.

Media Contact:

S/Sgt. Chad Holt
Major Crime Section
Medicine Hat Police Service
Ph: 403-529-8421