Police investigate small fire at NE apartment building


Medicine Hat Police along with the fire department are continuing to investigate an early morning fire. Police and firefighters responded to the call just after midnight to an apartment building in the 300 block of 16th Street NE. Investigators say that a fire had been started in an open mailbox inside the building causing the fire alarm to be tripped. Officials added that when they arrived, a tenant had already put out the fire with an extinguisher. Police are asking anyone that may have seen something to contact them at 403-529-8481 or to phone Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477