Arson Investigation

On December 12, 2020, at approximately 2:52 pm members of the Medicine Hat Fire Department and Medicine Hat Police Service responded to a structure fire in the 2100 block of 7 Avenue NE. The fire was contained within a detached garage and no one was injured.

As this time, police are treating the investigation as an arson and members of the Major Crime Section are working to identify the person(s) responsible.

Anyone with information that could assist in the investigation, including the identity of the person in the attached surveillance footage, 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. Darcy Brandt

Major Crime Section

Medicine Hat Police Service

Ph: 403-529-8421