Man, dog dead after Lethbridge house fire
|globalnews.ca 20 Jul 2019 at 11:57|
An investigation is underway after a deadly fire broke out at a Lethbridge home early Saturday morning.
Firefighters were called to a house in the 600 block of 5 Street S., at about 1:30 a.m., the Lethbridge Police Service said in a news release.
“Upon arrival, crews found no visible fire, with limited smoke coming from the door to the basement,” police said. “Crews entered and found heavy smoke with a small amount of flames.
“The fire was quickly extinguished, and a male occupant was located inside.”
Police said the 50-year-old man was taken to Chinook Regional Hospital in life-threatening condition and later died of his injuries. They said a dog was also found dead inside the home.