On February 8th, at approximately 8:20 p.m., RCMP were dispatched to a vehicle fire in the area of 48 Street 40 Avenue Wetaskiwin.

When RCMP members arrived, they could see that a transit style bus was on fire. The quick response from fire department, crews were able to contain the fire to just the bus. It was later determined that the fire was intentionally set. 

The matter is still under investigation by the Wetaskiwin RCMP.

Wetaskiwin RCMP are seeking public assistance in identifying the suspect responsible.  Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to contact the Wetaskiwin RCMP at 780-312-7200 or call your local police.  If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or using the “P3 TIPS” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.