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Fire at Siksika First Nation Catholic Church deliberately set: RCMP

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SIKSIKA FIRST NATION, AB – A fire at the Siksika First Nation Catholic Church appears to have been deliberately set.

Gleichen RCMP say they were called about the blaze early Monday morning, just after midnight.

The fire was extinguished by the Siksika Fire Department before any significant structural damage was done.

Mounties say no one was inside at the time and there were no injuries however a preliminary investigation indicates someone started the fire on purpose.

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Anyone with information is asked to call police or CrimeStoppers.

Photo courtesy of Gleichen RCMP.


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Tina Karst

A Lethbridge College alumnus, Tina moved back to the community two years after convocation, in September 2007, to become a member of the CJOC News Team. She started as a weekend reporter/anchor and now serves as Associate News Director. When Tina’s not tracking down local news, she’s either busy at home with Jordan and their two kids or creating custom macrame pieces for a growing list of clients.

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