December 11, 2023

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The Complement King retailer in Thickwood has been focused by arson. That is the fourth hearth since Could 2022 on the Complement King shops in Fort McMurray.

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Wooden Buffalo RCMP say that on the morning of Aug. 20, emergency staff responded to calls of a construction hearth at Sign Street. Firefighters and police arrived to search out the Complement King retailer on hearth.

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Neighbouring companies had been broken by smoke, hearth or each. The Meat Shoppe, Blackhorse Pub and Fort McMurray Dental had been additionally closed on Sunday due to damages. None of these companies know when they may open once more. Thickwood Barbershop is transferring to a different location throughout the similar plaza.

Complement King in Thickwood reopened on Aug. 12 after a fireplace in 2022 broken the constructing. The shop’s Eagle Ridge location was closed on Sunday. Police are additionally investigating the next incidents:

  • June 23, 2023: Firefighters reply to a fireplace on the Eagle Ridge location at 4:53 a.m.
  • Oct. 31, 2022: Shortly after 1 a.m., emergency crews responded to a car hearth exterior the Eagle Ridge location.
  • Could 10, 2022: At 2:50 a.m., emergency staff reply to a fireplace on the Thickwood areas. Neighbouring companies had been additionally broken by smoke and hearth.

Police haven’t commented on potential motives or causes.

Anybody with details about this incident or every other legal exercise is requested to contact Wooden Buffalo RCMP at 780-788-4040 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS). Tricks to Crime Stoppers are at all times nameless and may be despatched to 

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