December 2, 2018

From Wetaskiwin RCMP:

At approximately 1:30 a.m on December 2nd , Wetaskiwin RCMP along with Wetaskiwin City Fire Department responded to a house fire on 45 Avenue near 54 Street.

On arrival, the home was fully engulfed in flames.

Unfortunately, an 88-year-old female resident and a 62-year-old male resident were pronounced dead on scene.

No other persons were inside the residence at the time of the fire.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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