Fire razes Janvier Church

Welcome to Janvier Sign. Image via
Welcome to Janvier Sign. Image via

The Wood Buffalo RCMP is investigating a fire at a church in Janvier.

On Friday, December 15th, at around 10:30 p.m., police responded to a call about a building on fire in the community situated 120 kilometres south of Fort McMurray near the Chipewyan Prairie First Nation.

When the RCMP arrived, they found the Janvier Church engulfed in flames.

According to witnesses, a silver-coloured sedan was seen leaving the vicinity around the time the fire began.

The RCMP is asking anyone with information or dash camera footage of the incident to contact the detachment or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www. or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store

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