The cause of a wildfire Monday near Monte Lake remains under investigation. (Twitter Jamie Rye)

Monte Lake house fire investigated

  • Aug. 3, 2017 5:58 a.m.

RCMP are investigating the cause of a residential fire in Monte Lake.

On Monday, officers attended a house fire in the 4000 block of Paxton Valley Road.

“The house was not occupied at the time but is lived in,” said Cpl. Dan Moskaluk.

“RCMP investigators remain on the scene and are continuing their investigation into the cause of the fire.”

The house fire occurred on the same day that a wildfire broke out at the south end of Monte Lake. The cause of the wildfire is also under investigation.

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