74-Year-Old Woman Dies in House Fire Near Arborg

Manitoba Post StaffNews

WINNIPEG – Police in Arborg responded to house fire Saturday afternoon around 2:45 PM that left one woman dead.

Arborg RCMP received a report a house fire in Meleb, Manitoba, approximately 20 km south of Arborg.

When officers arrived, the local fire department was already on scene, and the home was fully engulfed in flames.

The homeowner who was the lone occupant, a 74-year-old woman, was located within the home and pronounced dead at the scene.

RCMP and the Office of the Fire Commissioner continue to investigate.