Cochrane RCMP – Massive Structure Fire Under Investigation **UPDATE**


UPDATE

Cochrane, AB – The Cochrane RCMP General Investigation Section and the Cochrane Fire Department continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the fire.  The cause of the fire remains under investigation.  “Because this fire was so large and has a damage estimate in excess of 2 million dollars a thorough investigation is underway, which can take time” said Constable Kary Moore with the Cochrane RCMP.

The Cochrane RCMP are actively seeking input from the community about this incident.  Anyone who observed any suspicious activity in the Fireside subdivision during the early morning hours of June 6, 2018 are asked to please contact the Cochrane RCMP at 403-851-8000.

Anyone with information regarding this fire are asked to contact the Cochrane RCMP detachment at 403-851-8000.  If you have information about this, or any other crime(s), and you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by internet at www.tipsubmit.com, or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers [www.crimestoppers.ab.ca] for instructions on how to do it.)  You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers, and if you provide information to Crime Stoppers that leads to an arrest(s), the recovery of stolen property, and/or a seizure of illicit drugs, you may be eligible for a cash reward.

BACKGROUND

June 7, 2018 

Cochrane RCMP – Massive Structure Fire Under Investigation

Cochrane, AB – At approximately 2:20 a.m. on June 6, the Cochrane RCMP along with the Town of Cochrane Fire department responded to a large structure fire in the Fireside community of Cochrane.  Some townhomes under construction were engulfed in flames, resulting in damage to nearby vehicles and homes across the street.  Cochrane Fire Department was assisted by several neighbouring fire agencies.  

Cochrane RCMP are working with the Cochrane Fire investigators on scene, and at this time are at the very initial stages of the investigation. 

Further details will be released as they become available. 

Cochrane RCMP are actively seeking input from the community about this incident.  Anyone who observed any suspicious activity in the Fireside subdivision over night are asked to please contact the Cochrane RCMP at 403-851-8000. 

If you have information about this, or any other crime(s), and you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by internet at http://www.tipsubmit.com, or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers [www.crimestoppers.ab.ca] for instructions on how to do it.)  You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers, and if you provide information to Crime Stoppers that leads to an arrest(s), the recovery of stolen property, and/or a seizure of illicit drugs, you may be eligible for a cash reward.

 

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