A man has died after being rescued from a mobile home engulfed in flames.
Maple Ridge firefighters were called to a residential fire at around 2 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 12, at a mobile home located at the back of Centennial Motel at 216 Street and Lougheed Highway.
Firefighters discovered a 48-year-old man unresponsive inside the residence that was already fully involved.
Paramedics at the scene attempted life saving measures on the man, however, he died a short time later.
Ridge Meadows RCMP were then notified of the death.
“At this time the cause of the fire is unknown,” said Cpl. Julie Klaussner with the Ridge Meadows detachment, adding that the Ridge Meadows RCMP and Maple Ridge fire department are completing parallel investigations to determine the cause.
The serious crimes unit has conduct of this investigation, noted Klaussner.
Klaussner would like anyone with video surveillance, dash camera, or anyone who witnessed anything suspicious to contact Cpl. Westra at 604-467-7649.
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