A quick response from Red Deer County firefighters may have saved nearby homes, but one in Balmoral Heights was lost in a blaze.
All three county stations were called to the area east of Red Deer Saturday night to a reported house fire. When crews arrived on scene the home was fully involved. They were able to prevent the fire from spreading to other homes.
Assistance was also provided by Red Deer County Technical Rescue and water tenders from Innisfail and Red Deer.
An investgation into the fire is underway.