Swan River RCMP Investigate Residential Fire

RCMP Media Release |

On July 5, 2013 just before 5:00 am, Swan River RCMP as well as local emergency services were dispatched to the scene of a residential fire on 3rd Avenue NW in Swan River.

Initial investigation indicates that the fire started in a garage and spread to the residence – a house trailer.

An 82-year-old male resident was rescued from the home by fire fighters and transported to hospital with undetermined injuries.

There was no one else in the residence, and no other injuries reported. A damage estimate has not been provided.

The Manitoba Office of the Fire Commissioner will be attending to assist with the investigation.

No further information is available at this time. Police continue to investigate.