A house fire in North Vancouver on Friday has left one woman dead, RCMP has confirmed.
Firefighters were called to the home on Queensbury Avenue near 4th Avenue just before midnight, and were able to quickly knock it down, Mounties said in a media release Monday.
However emergency crews subsequently found one person, identified as a woman who lived in the home, dead inside.
“This was a tragic incident resulting in the loss of life,” North Vancouver RCMP Const. Mansoor Sahak said in the release.
“The RCMP are conducting a thorough investigation, and are working with partner agencies including (North Vancouver City Fire Department) to determine the cause. Any witnesses to this incident are encouraged to contact us at 604-985-1311.”
RCMP victim services and North Shore Emergency Management are working to help the family who lived in the home.
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