September 26, 2023

Cold Lake, Alberta, Canada

A 23-year old man is lucky to be alive after firefighters rescued him from a house fire in the Cold Lake area during the early morning hours of Thursday.

Staff Sgt. Scott Buchanan of the Cold Lake RCMP says the man was found unconscious in the home located in English Bay at Cold Lake First Nation.

Emergency personnel treated the man at the scene and rushed him to the Cold Lake Health Centre and then transferred him via STARS Air Ambulance to the University of Alberta Hospital in Edmonton.  He is undergoing further treatment and is listed in serious, but stable condition.

No one else was found inside the burning home.

The Cold Lake Fire Department was able to control and extinguish the blaze.  The fire is under investigation by RCMP and fire investigators.

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