Cold Lake RCMP investigate structure fire at men’s shelter

March 17, 2020
Cold Lake, Alberta

News release

On March 14, 2020 at approximately 5 p.m., Cold Lake RCMP, Fire and Emergency Services responded to a building structure fire in Cold Lake South.

The building suffered extensive interior damage, and several persons were treated on scene for smoke inhalation and other related injuries. A 50-year-old male from Cold Lake was transported via STARS to an Edmonton hospital in critical condition and has succumb to his injuries while in care.

Cold Lake General Investigative Section and the RCMP Forensic Identification Services continue to investigate.

Cold Lake RCMP are asking for the public's assistance for any information in relation to this incident. Please contact Cold Lake RCMP at 780-594-3302 or your local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at or by using the "P3 Tips" app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.


Contact information

Corporal Ronald Bumbry
EAD – Media Relations Officer

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