Hanna RCMP responded to reports of multiple grass fires along Hwy 9, between Hanna and Youngstown on Wed. June 21 at 6:39 p.m.,. It is believed that the fires were intentionally set, and are similar in nature to multiple grass fires that occurred along Hwy 9, west of the community of Craigmyle, on June 13, 2023.
Hanna RCMP are seeking any witnesses to the June 21 incident, as well as any potential dashboard camera footage during that time. If you observed any person(s) or vehicles stopped in the area between Hanna and Youngstown that you believe may be involved in this incident, please contact the Hanna RCMP at 403-854-3393.
As the suspect involved in this incident is still at large, the RCMP are asking for the public to be alert for suspicious activity in this area going forward, and to call 911 if you believe a criminal incident is in progress. A description of any suspect(s) or vehicle, including license plates would be of assistance in this investigation.