NORTH BATTLEFORD — An apartment building fire in the city may be suspicious in nature, say RCMP in a release issued Monday.
On Jan. 3, at approximately 1:25 a.m., Battlefords RCMP were dispatched to a fire at an apartment building on the 1400 block of 102nd Street in North Battleford.
Upon arrival, officers found the building was fully engulfed in fire. North Battleford Fire and Emergency Services, other area fire departments and local EMS also responded. Residents evacuated the building and a number of them were taken to hospital with injuries. There are no updates on their conditions.
Battlefords RCMP are currently working to confirm the safety of all building residents. If you live in this complex and have NOT yet spoken to police, please call 310-RCMP.
Further details are not yet available as this is an unfolding investigation. Saskatchewan Public Safety Agency fire investigators will now be assisting.
Initial investigation suggests this fire may be suspicious in nature. Anyone with information should immediately call 310-RCMP. Information can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1‐800‐222‐TIPS (8477) or www.saskcrimestoppers.com.