Man dies in house fire in west Edmonton
One man is dead after a Saturday morning house fire in west Edmonton.
The fire broke out at 9230 156th Street at about 6:30 a.m. MT.
The body of a man in his 60s was discovered in the basement after the fire was put out. Two other occupants in the house managed to escape after the smoke detectors were activated.
Edmonton police staff Sgt. Mike Morgan said fire investigators are on the scene, but it will be some time before they will be able to determine the cause of the fire.
Police say the fire is not suspicious.