Fire kills two people in Norway House

Two people, believed to be a 45-year-old man and a five-year-old child, were killed in a fire in Norway House Oct. 12.

Norway House RCMP responded to a house fire on Mission Island Road around 2:30 a.m. Saturday, arriving to find a home completely engulfed in flames. Several people had escaped the building, but the male and the child were unaccounted for.

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After the fire was extinguished, firefighters located two bodies. Autopsies are scheduled to determine their identities and the cause of death and RCMP and the Office of the Fire Commissioner continue to investigate.

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