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Apartment building fire leaves Manitoba woman dead

The RCMP logo is seen on the shoulder of a superintendent during a news conference, Saturday, June 24, 2023 in St. John’s, Newfoundland. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld The RCMP logo is seen on the shoulder of a superintendent during a news conference, Saturday, June 24, 2023 in St. John’s, Newfoundland. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
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A 70-year-old woman is dead following an apartment fire in Souris, Man., last week.

According to the Manitoba RCMP, officers were called to the fire around 7:40 p.m. on Dec. 6. When Mounties got to the scene, the fire department and emergency medical services had already arrived.

The fire was contained to one unit. The resident of this unit – a 70-year-old woman – was pronounced dead at the scene.

RCMP and the Office of the Fire Commissioner are investigating.

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