Fire destroys residence near Lacombe

Firefighters from Blackfalds, Bentley and Clive battle blaze at rural residence near Lacombe

  • Feb. 9, 2017 10:00 a.m.

Lacombe Fire Department was called out to a structure fire on Wednesday evening, February 8, shortly after 6 p.m.

A rural residence east of the city on Highway #12 was involved and Mutual Aid was requested from surrounding departments,

bringing firefighters from Blackfalds, Bentley and Clive.

Fortunately all occupants of the home were safely out but the building was completely engulfed so a defensive attack was

established to keep the fire from spreading to the surrounding trees and vehicles.

Highway #12 was closed for a time to allow each department’s Tender to shuttle water quickly to the scene.

We thank the inconvenienced motorists for their understanding.

Firefighters worked for more than five hours on site to ensure the fire was completely extinguished.

The cause has not been determined and is currently under investigation.

Kathi Issler

Bentley District Fire Department

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