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Canada 2 adults, 3 children killed in house fire northwest of Edmonton

07:10  07 december  2019
07:10  07 december  2019 Source:   cbc.ca

5 people found dead after house fire northwest of Edmonton

  5 people found dead after house fire northwest of Edmonton Two adults and three children were found dead inside a home following a fire in a small hamlet northwest of Edmonton on Thursday. At around 4 p.m., Mayerthorpe RCMP and Lac Ste. Anne County fire crews were called to a residential fire in the community of Rochfort Bridge, a hamlet about 115 kilometres northwest of Edmonton.At around 1:30 a.m. on Friday, RCMP said they were notified by fire crews that one person was found dead inside the home.Once the fire was extinguished at around 9 a.m.

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Two children were killed in a fire on Milwaukee's northwest side Friday morning.

a group of people riding on the back of a truck: The Office of the Fire Commissioner and the RCMP continue to investigate after five people died in a house fire in Rochfort Bridge.© Provided by cbc.ca The Office of the Fire Commissioner and the RCMP continue to investigate after five people died in a house fire in Rochfort Bridge. A family of five, two adults and three children, died in a house fire Thursday in a small hamlet northwest of Edmonton.

Firefighters and police were called to a home in Rochfort Bridge at 4 p.m. local time, but despite "extensive efforts" the house was destroyed, RCMP said Friday in a news release.

The fire is not believed to be suspicious, said Cpl. Greg Anderson with Mayerthorpe RCMP.

A family member has confirmed to CBC News the deceased were Marvin and Janet Gibbs and their three grandchildren.

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OSHAWA, Ont. — Fire officials say four people have died and another three people are in hospital after a house fire east of Toronto. Fire Chief Derrick Clark says a man, a woman and two children — a boy and a girl — died in the blaze in Oshawa, Ont., on Monday morning.

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Police have not confirmed the ages or names of the victims.

At 1:30 a.m. Friday, firefighters reported that the remains of one person had been found in the home.

The fire department notified the RCMP at around 4:30 a.m. Friday that four other bodies had been found, Anderson said.

A more extensive search of the residence was delayed until 9 a.m.

The victims are "believed to be two adults and three children," RCMP said in a news release.

"The residence has been there for quite some time. It's an older residence. I would assume the persons inside have lived in the community for quite some time. I assume this will have an effect on the community," Anderson said.

'Everyone's devastated'

Rochfort Bridge is a small community of about 50 people some 130 kilometres northwest of Edmonton. Michelle Trudzik works at a local store and said she knows the family that's believed to have died.

'His family was everything': Family mourns death of three children, grandparents in house fire

  'His family was everything': Family mourns death of three children, grandparents in house fire ROCHFORT BRIDGE, Alta. — Mysty Schallock remembers her father as the heart of the family. “His family was everything to him,” she said, describing Marvin Gibbs, one of five people killed when his house burned down overnight on Thursday. “He never left any of us in doubt that if we ever needed him, he’d be there for us.” As snow fell on the community Saturday, family members shared memories of 81-year-old Gibbs, his wife Janet and their three grandkids, Gary, Landon and Hilary, all under nine years old, who lived with them.

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"Everyone's devastated," Trudzik said. "Everyone's just trying to wrap their head around it."

Joe Blakeman, the reeve of Lac Ste. Anne County, was still waiting to learn details about the fire on Friday afternoon.

"Automatically what goes through my mind is, 'Oh my God,'" Blakeman said. "It's a tragedy and it's going to be ongoing throughout our community for so much time down the road because of everybody that's involved."

RCMP have brought Victim Services into the community for those in need, Anderson said Friday evening.

The Office of the Fire Commissioner and the RCMP continue to investigate.

Anderson said he hopes to have a "definite answer" on the cause of the fire by Monday.

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