RCMP investigating incidents of arson at two schools

Red Deer RCMP are investigating incidents of arson at two schools in Lancaster early Monday morning.

Red Deer RCMP are investigating incidents of arson at two schools in Lancaster early Monday morning.

At about 4 a.m., a shed near the construction shop area at Notre Dame High School was engulfed in flames. There was no damage to the school, located at 50 Lees St.

A dumpster was lit on fire on the east side of St. Francis of Assisi Middle School, at 321 Lindsay Ave., at 6 a.m. The fire was contained to the dumpster.

Police are taking the crimes very seriously. Fire can easily spread with the potential for loss of human life and livelihood, and significant social and financial costs.

Anyone with information that may assist police in identifying the suspects responsible for these crimes is asked to call Red Deer RCMP at 403-343-5575. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or report it online at www.tipsubmit.com.

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