Multiple Sherwood Park businesses were severely damaged by a fire.
On Saturday (Apr.24) at about 12:30 a.m., Strathcona County RCMP received a 911 call for a structure fire at the Chopped Leaf on Sherwood Drive.
The fire damaged several businesses in the Sherwood Centre Strip Mall including KFC, Little Caesars, K Lee Boutique, Dr. Bernstein Clinic, Great Clips and other adjacent businesses. Shoppers Drug Mart also suffered smoke and water damage and was closed for the day.
Crews had the fire under control by 6:13 a.m. but remained on scene to put out hot spots.
As a result, traffic along Fir Street may be delayed as crews continue to work. Drivers are asked to avoid the area.
No injuries have been reported and the cause is under investigation.
Police have a suspect in custody. Anyone with further information, or dashcam footage in the area between midnight until 12:35 a.m on Saturday, is asked to contact the Strathcona County RCMP detachment at 780-467-7741.