A three-year-old boy has died following a fire at a rural home in Parkland County on Sunday evening.
At 6 pm, Parkland RCMP, along with Parkland County Fire Services, Spruce Grove Fire Services, and Emergency Medical Services (EMS), were called to a residential structure fire in Acheson.
According to a media release, fire crews searched the residence and nearby property while the fire was still active and one of the home’s occupants, a three-year-old male child, was located.
EMS provided first aid on scene, however, the child was pronounced dead. All of the other occupants of the home were accounted for and were not injured.
Fire crews managed to extinguish the blaze and the fire remains under investigation at this time.