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Person dies in Red Deer fire

Cause of the fire is still under investigation

A person is dead following a fire at a Red Deer residence this past weekend.

At 10:45 p.m. on Sunday, Red Deer Emergency Services were called to a fire on Addington Drive.

“The fire was under control quite quickly,” said RDES deputy chief Chris Kearns.

“There was some damage to the home. Upon arrival, there was flame and smoke coming from one of the second-storey windows.”

One person was found dead inside the residence, Kearns said, adding the cause of the fire is still under investigation.

“Red Deer Emergency Services offers its condolences to the family of the deceased,” said Kearns.

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