Fort McMurray house fire leaves one dead

Fort McMurray RCMP are investigating a fatal fire Tuesday afternoon.

Fort McMurray RCMP are investigating a fatal residential fire Tuesday afternoon.

Emergency crews found one person dead in a home on Grandview Crescent at about 1:30 p.m.

The identity of the victim and the cause of the fire remain under investigation.

Emergency crews were at the scene much of the day and Wood Buffalo RCMP were asking members of the public to avoid the area.