One person has died as the result of a house fire, four kilometres north of Shellbrook, SK.
Shellbrook RCMP responded to a complaint of a structure fire at a rural residence at about 8:45 Thursday morning.
The building was fully engulfed in flames upon their arrival.
An adult was located deceased inside the residence. Their identity has not yet been confirmed. An autopsy will be completed to determine the cause of death and identify the deceased.
Investigators do not believe the fire is suspicious in nature and the investigation reaming a Coroner’s Act investigation.
Also assisting in the investigation is the Shellbrook Fire Department, the Office of the Chief Coroner and an RCMP Fire Scene Investigator.
The public is asked to stay clear of the area.