One dead in Lethbridge apartment fire

A fire in an early morning Lethbridge downtown apartment building has left one person dead.

Lethbridge fire crews responded to an alarm at approximately 4:23 a.m. Saturday morning at the Landmark building along the 500 block of 6 St S, according to a police release.

The fire was contained to one unit, where the body of one person was found.

The fire was extinguished, but multiple occupants had to be evacuated due to extensive smoke. They have since been allowed to return.

No other injuries were reported.

Lethbridge police and fire crews are investigating.

 

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