Suspicious Fire

Suspicious Fire – 500 Block Rutherford Street NW

During the morning of August 14, 2023, the Medicine Hat Police Service (MHPS) and Medicine Hat Fire Department (MHFD) responded to a report of a structure fire at a business located in the 500 block of Rutherford Street NW. Initial indications are suggesting that the fire is suspicious in nature and therefore is now being investigated by the MHPS Criminal Investigation Section.

Anyone with information that could aid the investigation is asked to contact the MHPS at 403-529-8481. Tips may also be submitted via the MHPS website ( or mobile app. The MHPS app is free to download and available for both Apple and Android devices.

Media Contact:

S/Sgt. Jason Graham
Criminal Investigation Section
Medicine Hat Police Service
Ph: 403-529-8421