Saskatchewan

Woman, 61, boy, 10, confirmed as victims of fire on Ahtahkakoop Cree Nation

Saskatchewan RCMP have identified two people who died in a fire on Ahtahkakoop Cree Nation Monday morning.

2 men escaped, treated for smoke inhalation

The fire happened Monday morning on Ahtahkakoop Cree Nation in northern Saskatchewan. (Google Maps)

Saskatchewan RCMP have identified two people who died in a fire on Ahtahkakoop Cree Nation Monday morning.

They are Donna Kay, 61, and Teegan Ahenakew, 10.

Crews worked to shut off the gas near the home, which is tucked away behind the trees about 100 kilometres northwest of Prince Albert. (Ryan Pilon/CBC)

Officials believed the boy and the woman were in the two-storey home when the fire broke out, but they weren't able to confirm that until Wednesday.

Two men made it out of the house. They were treated for smoke inhalation.

Ahtahkakoop is about 100 kilometres northwest of Prince Albert.

The cause of the fire is under investigation, but the RCMP says it's not considered suspicious.

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