City police are seeking the public’s help in connection to a suspicious fire that occurred at a south Edmonton fitness facility.
On May 16, at about 5 a.m., Edmonton Fire Rescue Services responded to a structure fire at a fitness facility in the area of 41 Avenue and 101 Street. Witnesses who were nearby reported hearing a loud explosion and saw a bright orange flash at the west-facing rear doors of the facility, police said Tuesday.
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Multiple jerry cans for gasoline were found at the scene by investigators after the blaze.
The Edmonton Police Service has since taken over the investigation and is asking anyone who may have seen someone filling up multiple jerry cans with gasoline purchased between May 13 and May 15 to contact police.