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RCMP investigating two deaths after North Battleford house fire

NORTH BATTLEFORD, Sask. — RCMP in North Battleford, Sask., say they’re investigating the deaths of two people following a house fire on Christmas Eve.

Police say officers were called to the scene around 4 p.m. and that firefighters were already battling the blaze when they arrived.

They say the two bodies were later discovered during a search of the property.

The bodies have not yet been identified and police say the Saskatchewan Coroners Service is working with them to determine cause of death.

Meanwhile, a provincial fire investigator is working with the Saskatchewan Public Safety Agency to determine the cause of the fire.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the North Battleford RCMP or call Crime Stoppers.