Fire at School in The Pas Deemed to Be Arson

Mary Duncan School
A fire at Mary Duncan School in The Pas on September 28, 2014 is being investigated as arson. (RCMP HANDOUT)

A fire that destroyed a school in The Pas is being investigated as arson.

The fire last Sunday at Mary Duncan School broke out in the early morning hours and at the time, wasn’t considered suspicious.

RCMP say their investigation has since shifted to a criminal element.

No injuries were reported in the blaze and students have been transferred to other facilities to continue their studies.

The Office of the Fire Commissioner continues to assist with the investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact The Pas RCMP at (204) 627-6204 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.


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