From Spruce View RCMP: 
 
On September 2, 2018 at approximately 1022 hrs Innisfail RCMP were dispatched to a house fire at a rural location west of Spruce View, Alberta.
 
Crews from Spruce View Fire, Innisfail Fire, Red Deer County Fire and Red Deer County Technical Rescue were dispatched at approximately 0927 hrs and worked together for several hours extinguishing a fire that severely damaged a home.  
 
Unfortunately one lone occupant of the home, an 83 year old male of Spruce View, Alberta was located deceased inside the home.
 
RCMP have investigated the death and have found no evidence to suggest that further investigation would be required at this time. 
 
Fire investigators from Red Deer County have concluded their investigation to determine the cause of the fire. 
 
No further information will be released at this time.
 

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