On Sept. 4, 2022, shortly after 4:00 a.m., Three Hills RCMP received a 911 call of a home on fire with people trapped inside.

Three Hills RCMP and Trochu Fire responded to the residence on School Road, in the town of Trochu. Active rescue efforts were made, however two people were located deceased.

The deceased are a 68 year-old male and 64 year-old female, believed to be the only occupants of the home.

Three Hills RCMP and Trochu Fire Department continue to investigate. The cause of the fire is not known at this time.