Both the Airdrie RCMP and the Airdrie Fire Department are currently investigating what they believe is a case of arson that occurred at the playground at École Edwards Elementary School early Tuesday morning.
"On May 2, at approximately 12:40 a.m., Airdrie Fire and RCMP were called to École Edwards Elementary School. Unknown persons had ignited the rubber surface beneath the school’s playground equipment. The resulting fire damaged the playground equipment," a police press release stated.
Police and Fire are no longer on the scene, however, the playground has been closed.
Police are asking anyone in the area with residential video surveillance or dash cam footage to contact them at 403-945-7267.
Anyone with information can contact the Airdrie RCMP at 403-945-7267. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).
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