Friday, 09 December 2011 10:35

Fatal travel trailer fire in Veteran, Alta.

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During the early morning hours of Sunday, Dec. 4, Consort RCMP responded to a Travel Trailer on fire in the Village of Veteran, Alberta directly behind the Veteran Hotel. 

The fire was noticed by a Ledcor employee passing through Veteran on Highway 12.  This employee alerted patrons at the Veteran Hotel and called 911.

The Veteran Fire Department attended the scene along with Emergency Medical Services.  Patrons of the local Hotel and the Fire Department pulled away a vehicle that was parked close to the travel trailer.  At that point a body was discovered in the fire scene.  The deceased is a 27 year old male oilfield worker from Saskatoon, SK whose name is not being released at this time.

An investigation has determined the fire to be non suspicious in nature.

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