On Dec. 21, 2022 at 10:50 a.m., Innisfail RCMP received a report of a structure fire on  53 Avenue in Innisfail.  Early investigation determined that the fire was intentionally started by a 16-year-old resident of that house.  The youth was arrested by RCMP at the scene.

As a result of the investigation, the youth has been charged with Arson to an inhabited property.

He was released by a Justice of the Peace and is schedule to appear in Red Deer Provincial Court on Jan. 17,  2023. 

This fire is unrelated to the earlier non-suspicious fatal house fire in Innisfail