‘Criminal aspects’ in west Edmonton fire: police

Posted on: September 26th, 2018 by
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EDMONTON — Edmonton police are investigating after an early Friday morning fire in the west end.

Police were first called to the La Perle neighbourhood to investigate a possible assault, but when officers arrived at around 3 a.m. they saw a fire at a duplex at 9505 184 St.

Fire rescue was called to battle the blaze.


Police didn’t reveal specifics but said there were “criminal aspects” to the incident.

“Well, the initial call was for an assault complaint. Whether or not the fire is related and whether or not the fire is a result of a criminal act is all still under investigation,” said Const. Keegan Everette, Edmonton Police Service.

Police didn’t specify if there were any injuries in the possible assault or the fire.

The cause of the fire and the extent of the damage is still under investigation.

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