Ste. Rose du Lac RCMP are investigating a fatal house fire.
This morning, November 28, at approximately 1:40 a.m., RCMP received a report of a house fire.
The fire, on 4th Avenue, in McCreary, Manitoba was fully engulfing the house and there were people trapped inside, according to witnesses.
At 1:40 am, Ste Rose du Lac #rcmpmb respond to a house fire in McCreary. With the help of Citizens on Patrol & a 28yo female occupant of the house, a 3yo child was rescued. A 5yo child was pronounced deceased at scene. 28yo female was taken to hospital. Investigation ongoing.— RCMP Manitoba (@rcmpmb) November 28, 2019
A 3-year-old child was rescued from the house and taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries with assistance from community members from the Citizens on Patrol Program.
A 28-year-old female occupant of the residence was also rescued and taken to hospital with serious injuries.
RCMP says, "A five-year-old child was pronounced deceased at the scene."
The Office of the Fire Commissioner alongside the RCMP continue to investigate.