Police investigate arson in chapel at Union Cemetery
Damage to historical building estimated at $100,000
Police say a fire in a chapel at Union Cemetery was deliberately set.
On Monday, police released images of the inside of the charred historical building in hopes of finding the suspects.
People noticed smoke coming out of the chapel at Union Cemetery in southeast Calgary on March 29 at about 3:30 p.m. MT.
"Witnesses observed two males running from the church as smoke began pouring from the windows and doors," police said in a release.
"Fire crews worked quickly to contain the fire within the chapel. Once investigators were able to enter the building, they observed graffiti throughout the interior of the building."
Damage to the historical building is estimated to be $100,000.