RCMP Investigates After Two People Found Dead in North Battleford Home Fire


RCMP is investigating after two people were found dead in a house fire on Christmas Eve in North Battleford.

Shortly before 4:00 p.m. Friday, RCMP was called to a house fire in the 1000 block of 108th Street in North Battleford, according to a news release.

RCMP said that upon arrival, the North Battleford Fire Department was already on the scene.

While searching the property, the fire department found two people dead inside.

The identities of the bodies are not being released at this time.

The cause of the fire is being investigated by a provincial fire investigator with the Saskatchewan Public Safety Agency.

The RCMP said emergency services will be in the area for the next several days while Saskatchewan Police and Forensic Services investigate.

People are asked to avoid traveling to this area unless they are a close resident.

Anyone with information about the incident should call North Battleford RCMP at 306-446-1720 or CrimeStoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.


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