An unknown number of people have died as a result of a recent house fire in the community of Badger, Manitoba.

On Saturday, January 6, 2018, at approximately 6:05am, Sprague RCMP responded to a house fire at a residence located on Pine Avenue in the community of Badger, Manitoba. Upon arrival, the house was fully engulfed in flames, and emergency responders were unable to save the structure.

RCMP report that unidentified human remains were located at the scene.

Sprague RCMP along with the Office of the Fire Commissioner continue to investigate this incident.