Sunday, 26 August 2018

Strathcona County RCMP respond to house explosion

RCMP Alberta – This afternoon at 2:10, the RCMP were dispatched to a house explosion near Range Road 224 and Township Road 513. The RCMP responded with Strathcona County Fire Department and EMS.

The house involved in the explosion has been destroyed. On scene, EMS treated one adult male who was transported immediately to an Edmonton hospital. An adult female who was within the house has been determined to be deceased. A dog was rescued and has been taken to an emergency Vet.

The house and area have been secured and made safe and potential witnesses are being interviewed. The RCMP and Strathcona County Fire Department are anticipated to remain on scene while the investigation continues and until the cause of the explosion is determined.

Further information is not available at this time.

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