RCMP investigating fatal house explosion in Strathcona County
Police east of Edmonton are investigating after a rural home exploded Sunday afternoon, and left one person dead.
RCMP officers were called to the house explosion near Range Road 224 and Township Road 513 just after 2 p.m.
The home was destroyed in the blast.
Paramedics treated one man who was taken to hospital in Edmonton. A woman who was inside the house at the time of the explosion was pronounced dead at the scene.
A dog was also rescued from the home and taken to an emergency vet.
The explosion is still under investigation and is not considered suspicious at this time.