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Calgary police identify arson suspect they believe could be in Winnipeg
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Calgary police identify arson suspect they believe could be in Winnipeg

Five months after a pair of house fires in Calgary’s Varsity neighbourhood, police have identified a suspect they believe was responsible. Now police are seeking help from the public in locating the man they believe could be in Alberta or Manitoba.Just after 3 a.m. on May 18, the Calgary Fire Department respond to a fire in the 1100 block of Varsity Estates Drive N.W.CCTV footage from the incident showed a man setting fire to a residential shed before fleeing the area, police said. The fire spread to the garage and house. Investigators believe the man was car prowling in the area before setting the fire. Read more: Calgary police release video of suspected Varsity arsonist Read More Calga...
Vernon RCMP seeking witness to suspected arson – Okanagan
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Vernon RCMP seeking witness to suspected arson – Okanagan

Police in Vernon are hoping to speak to a Good Samaritan who helped at a suspicious residential fire last week. Vernon North Okanagan RCMP say the fire happened on Monday night, July 18, at a residential building along the 4200 block of 20th Street.The fire is under investigation, with police believing it was intentionally set just before 11 p.m. Read more: Vernon townhouse fire deemed suspicious According to the RCMP, fire crews confined and extinguished the fire. A 41-year-old man was arrested the next morning. Trending Stories Hockey Canada made nine settlements totalling $7.6M from reserve fund: CFO Woman who coll...